A new methane inhibitor showing promising results overseas is now being trialed in New Zealand with the backing of Fonterra.
Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor says the product “needs to be fed with every mouthful of feed so there’s no guarantee we can use it in NZ farming systems”.
But DSM says that’s false. It blames MPI for feeding the wrong information to the minister.
Milking It also believes DSM had been trying to contact him directly for a year or so to brief him on the product, called 3-NOP.
Someone is well behind the eight ball on this.