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Cows Save the Planet (Part 2)

In part 1 of Cows Save the Planet, we talked about how cattle are producing no more methane than the bison and elk did before we domesticated livestock across the United States. We also talked about how a pasture-based operation uses significantly less fossil fuels, because we are not dependent on machinery for the majority of our feed systems. Click here to read part 1! However, this doesn't address how we can actually improve our environment and reduce the amount of greenhouse gases in our atmosphere. Today we will talk about how pasture can actually suck CO2 and methane from the air and pump it into our soils.  While you may understand photosynthesis, here’s a brief overview before we dive in!...

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