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Factsheet 2. Efficient Milk Production - Climate Change. Greenhouse gases and ammonia emissions from dairy farming

Factsheet on how ammonia emissions from dairy farming impact climate change.

Year of Publication2010

Greenhouse gases, must be reduced if the extremes of climate change that have been predicted are to be avoided. UK dairy farmers have already achieved major reductions in emissions of Greenhouse gases over the past 15 years, but more will be expected. This leaflet describes the main sources of GHGs and ammonia from dairy farming systems and the benefits to be gained from reducing them.

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Promoting world class knowledge to British dairy farmers so they can profit from a sustainable future.

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