Solutions for Climate Improvements

Klaus K. Nielsen, CSO in DLF, gives his view on how the green turf & forage crops can improve our climate in European Seed INSIDERS series

Agriculture is an important part of the climate agenda and several agricultural organizations now submit visions for climate-neutral food production. We can only support such initiatives, and the seed industry already possess several solutions, that will help us further along that road.

Grass, clover, alfalfa and beets are forage crops at the top of the list when it comes to converting the sun’s energy into biomass in a climate-friendly and sustainable way. The leaching of nitrate is limited to a minimum from these crops, and both grass and beets have the highest potentials for annual biomass production.

Read more about the green crop climate benifits in the article published in INSIDERS