In this section you’ll find suggestions for reducing greenhouse gas emissions from farming practices. These are tried and true practices that often result in higher yields and fewer inputs. We provide solution suggestions in these areas:
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Agriculture plays a unique role in the climate change dilemma. While agriculture contributes a large portion of Manitoba’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, it also has major potential for present and future carbon sequestration.*
Watch this video to see how important agriculture is to a sustainable future:
* NOTE: Carbon sequestration in agricultural soil was not included in the original Kyoto Protocol. In other words, soils are not officially recognized as carbon sinks, and carbon stored in soil cannot be factored into a country’s emissions budget. (1)
For more information, download our publications
- “Farming in a Changing Climate in Manitoba – Crop Edition (2013)“
- “Farming in a Changing Climate in Manitoba – Livestock Edition (2013)“