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/PageFiles/30057/001_boerderij-image-1449300.jpegUK: Pig industry slashes GHG emissions

News Two years after the publication of the BPEX Roadmap, the reduction in climate change potential (carbon footprint) already achieved is beyond expectation, far exceeding the overall 2020 target. An updated report was launched yesterday (Tue) by Farming Minister George Eustice at an industry event held...
http://www.pigprogress.net/Growing-Finishing/Environment/2014/1/UK-Pig-industry-slashes-GHG-emissions-1449297W/

/PageFiles/29743/001_boerderij-image-1404190.jpegReduce ammonia odour and emissions from slurry by 23%

News It is well known that Danish farmers are being subjected to ever-increasing demands in terms of environmental measures. Nitrogen emissions and slurry odour are very much in focus. Existing technical solutions to help farmers comply with environmental legislation often entail major investments. Many ...
http://www.pigprogress.net/Growing-Finishing/Management/2013/11/Reduce-ammonia-odour-and-emissions-from-slurry-by-23-1404182W/

/PageFiles/29572/001_boerderij-image-1379406.jpegCut in livestock sector’s GHG emissions within reach

News Greenhouse gas emissions by the livestock sector could be cut by as much as 30% through the wider use of existing best practices and technologies, according to a new study released by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). The report, Tackling climate change through livestock: A global asse...
http://www.pigprogress.net/Home/General/2013/10/Cut-in-livestock-sectors-GHG-emissions-within-reach-1379434W/

/PageFiles/23798/001_boerderij-image-PP9442I01.jpgRESEARCH: Ammonia emission assessment of US swine facilities

News With regard to ammonia emission on swine farms, the United States need better data collection, analysis and modelling. Scientists write that this is necessary to achieve better environmental policy. Ammonia (NH3) emitted from animal agriculture is the most important gaseous pollutant in agro-syste...
http://www.pigprogress.net/Growing-Finishing/Environment/2012/10/RESEARCH-Ammonia-emission-assessment-of-US-swine-facilities-PP009442W/