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Antibiotics in Cattle Manure increases soil GHG emissions #feed #antibiotics


ROBERT W GILLETT
 

A paper from December's Ecology LettersĀ found that,
"Manure from antibioticā€treated cattle therefore affects terrestrial ecosystem function via the soil microbiome, causing decreased ecosystem carbon use efficiency, and altered nitrogen cycling."
Reducing the need for antibiotics is one reason biochar should be fed to cattle. It looks like the benefits would be more than just to food safety.

Robert