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Isn’t it hypocritical for farmers to campaign for climate change action given that agriculture is one of the biggest sources of emissions?

On  average,  a single Australian  farmer produces enough  food each year to feed  600 people.  We  can’t  live without  farming – and  that’s why farmers  are constantly working  to find new ways to make  the industry more efficient and  sustainable instead. Like: producing  renewable energy and creating sustainable  farming systems that increase carbon storage  in vegetation and soils.

Agriculture is leading the way on emissions reductions; including working towards a carbon neutral red meat sector by 2030. It’s time for the energy sector, and the Government to step up.

Some of the great work already underway includes:

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