Meet the farmers aiming to make their farm carbon neutral

May 19th, 2021

ABC Online, Other, 18/05/2021
In stark contrast to vocal members of the National Party, fourth-generation farmer Cindy Stevens and her husband Simon Wallwork believe agriculture must be part of the global push to make the industry carbon neutral. Corrigin farmers Cindy Stevens and Simon Wallwork think they can make their farm carbon neutral by 2030. The couple set up a group called AgZero 2030 in the wake of the last federal election. CSIRO supply chain specialist Maartje Sevenster said overseas markets would soon demand emissions data from Australian farmers about their products “I think it’s really frustrating when we have our national federal politicians talking about carving out agriculture from carbon neutrality because I feel that they are perhaps disconnected from the grassroots,” she said.

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