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USDA Releases Climate Report



(NAFB)--USDA Tuesday released a report titled Science-Based Methods for Entity-Scale Quantification of Greenhouse Gas Sources and Sinks from Agriculture and Forestry Practices. The report was produced by 38 scientists from academia, USDA and the federal government. All are experts in greenhouse gas estimation in cropland, grazing land, livestock and forest management sectors. An additional 29 scientists reviewed the report - which outlines a set of methods for measuring GHG emissions and carbon storage on the farm, ranch or forest. USDA is requesting public comments on the report - which must be received within 45-days.

For more information and instructions for comment submission - visit www.usda.gov/oce/climate_change/index.htm.

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