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Factsheet 5. Efficient Milk Production - Climate Change. What you can do about ammonia emissions

Factsheet which looks at how adopting ammonia reduction methods represent opportunities not just to contribute to protecting the environment, but to improve nitrogen usage and, to potentially reduce production costs.

Year of Publication2010

This leaflet looks at how adopting ammonia reduction methods represent opportunities not just to contribute to protecting the environment, but to improve nitrogen usage and depending on the method chosen, to potentially reduce production costs. Emissions of ammonia are environmentally harmful because of their damaging effect on sensitive plants and soil ecosystems, and increasingly implications for human health.The leaflet identifies a number of methods to reduce ammonia emissions from dairy farms - focussed on the following areas:• Housing• Storage• Manure application to land• Fertiliser application to land

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