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The Weekly Times
2019

One Victorian couple is leading the charge for farmers to become carbon neutral, Mark Wootton and Eve Kantor are proud to be among the first certified “carbon-neutral” famers in Australia.

Since 2010, their 3400-hectare property in western Victoria, 20km north of Hamilton, has achieved official carbon neutrality status, with more carbon stored and saved in their fast-growing new tree plantations and embedded in their rich fertile soils, than the large-scale sheep property “uses” via its farm inputs such as fuel, power and fertilisers, or its 25,000 Merino sheep naturally emit as methane gas.

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