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• Wine dregs shown to improve cows’ milk, reduce methane

Wine dregs shown to improve cows’ milk, reduce methane

Feeding dairy cows the stems, seeds and skins from wine grapes boosts milk production and dramatically cuts the animal’s methane emissions, Australian researched published Thursday shows. Scientists found that supplementing the cows’ feed with grape marc — the leftover material from wine-making — reduced cow emissions by 20 percent and increased milk production by five […]