Clearing the Air on Animal Ag and Greenhouse Gases

Animal Manure Management May 30, 2017 Print Friendly and PDF


Given all the discussion about the extent of the effect that greenhouse gases may have on worldwide climate and debate about ways to limit climate change, a natural question is: What is the role of animal agriculture as a source of greenhouse gases? This presentation was originally broadcast on June 11, 2010. More...

Clearing the Air: Livestock’s Contributions to Climate Change

Dr. Frank Mitloehner, University of California - Davis (27 minutes)

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Trends in Agricultural Greenhouse Gas Production: US & Canada

Dr. Rick Stowell, University of Nebraska - Lincoln (25 minutes)

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This work is supported by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, New Technologies for Ag Extension project.