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Reducing or Mitigating Greenhouse Gas Emissions In Animal Agriculture

Animal Manure Management Updated: September 22, 2016

Animal agriculture has dramatically increased its production efficiency over time, as it continues to produce more products with fewer resources. Although...

Lifecycle greenhouse gas (GHG) analysis of an Anaerobic Co-digestion Facility Processing Dairy Manure and Industrial Food Waste in NY State

Animal Manure Management Updated: March 13, 2015

While the theoretical benefits of anaerobic digestion have been documented, few studies have utilized data from commercial-scale digesters to quantify...

Staying Ahead of the Curve: How Farmers and Industry Are Responding to the Issue of Climate Change

Waste to Worth home | More proceedings....Several farmers, ranchers, and industry groups are leading the way on the issue of climate change. These panelists...

Manure Application Method and Timing Effects on Emission of Ammonia and Nitrous Oxide

Animal Manure Management Updated: November 07, 2013

Waste to Worth home | More proceedings....We conducted a field study on corn to evaluate the effect of liquid dairy manure applied pre-plant (injection or...

Estimation of On-Farm Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Poultry Houses

Waste to Worth home | More proceedings....Much of the greenhouse gases (GHG) generated from the poultry industry is primarily from feed production. The...

Greenhouse Gas Emissions From Land Applied Swine Manure: Development of Method Based on Static Flux Chambers

Animal Manure Management Updated: November 06, 2013

Waste to Worth home | More proceedings....A new method was used at the Ag 450 Farm Iowa State University (41.98N, 93.65W) from October 24, 2012 through...

Pork Production and Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Updated: February 03, 2013

Author: Ray Massey and Ann Ulmer, University of MissouriReviewers: Tom Wirth, USEPA; Mark Jenner, Biomass Rules, LLCRegardless of whether or not global...

Overview of Climate Change Science

Animal Manure Management Updated: November 16, 2011

The Earth’s climate system is composed of a number of interacting components. The main driver is the sun whose energy is by far the main source of heat for...

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