2008 Leman Conference: Pork’s carbon footprint: Hot air, hot opportunity, or both?
Pork’s carbon footprint: Hot air, hot opportunity, or both? by Garth Boyd, Camco Global Garth Boyd, Ph.D., PAS, is the senior vice president of agriculture for Camco North America, a global carbon credit aggregation and project development firm in Denver. In this position, he works with agribusiness and food companies on carbon strategy, carbon assessment, carbon life cycle analysis of products and carbon asset development. Previous positions in animal agriculture include: director of environmental technology for Smithfield Foods, Smithfield, Va., and director of land and nutrient management for Murphy Farms, in Murphy, Texas. He was recently appointed to the Chicago Climate Exchange Ag Methane Technical Advisory Committee and the inaugural EPA Farm, Ranch and Rural Communities Advisory Committee. Garth also served on the animal science faculty at Colorado State University for seven years.