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The discussion goes on: organic pork production and global warming

Is conventional pork production bad for global warming? British scientists tried to figure out the contribution of both organic and non-organic pork production to global warming. Contrary to poultry and egg production, it has shown that organic pork production does have its benefits against global warming.

Keywords: organic pig farming, UK, nitrates, CO2, Global Warming Potential, poultry

Source: Pig Progress magazine Volume 24 No. 21

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Pig Progress, volume 23, no.6 2007

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