Carbon Footprint of Animal Agriculture Webcast

Dairy, Animal Manure Management July 23, 2015 Print Friendly and PDF

logo for animal agriculture climate change which includes a weather vane with cow and topMany people are concerned about greenhouse gases and climate change. The carbon footprint of animal agriculture is an issue being used by many to encourage people to eat less meat. What is the true footprint of US animal production? How does production efficiency impact the numbers? This presentation was originally broadcast on July 31, 2009. More...

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What Is a Carbon Footprint?

Jude Capper, Washington State University (11 minutes)

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Life Cycle Assessment and Productivity Impacts

Roger Cady, Elanco (19 minutes)

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Modeling Dairy Industry Carbon Footprint: 1944 vs 2007

Jude Capper, Washington State University (15 minutes)

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Impact of rBST On Carbon Footprint

Roger Cady, Elanco (8 minutes)

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