Mandatory Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rule Update and Carbon Footprint of Dairy Systems

Includes an update on implementation (or lack thereof) of the manure management section of the newly released Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reporting rule, with an industry perspective on impacts of the rule. The webcast also highlights a USDA ARS model on calculating greenhouse gas emissions and plans to develop resources to help affected producers comply with the EPA rule. This presentation was originally broadcast on December 18, 2009. More… Related: Mandatory GHG Reporting Rule

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Mandatory Reporting of Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Richard Stowell, University of Nebraska – Lincoln (31 minutes)

Congress has restricted EPA from expending any funds for implementing subpart JJ (manure management) section of the rule. Industry efforts are currently underway to permanently overturn this portion of the rule, but it is unknown at this time what the outcome of any of those efforts will be.

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Greenhouse Gas Emissions and the Carbon Footprint of Dairy Production Systems

Al Rotz, USDA-ARS, University Park, PA (19 minutes)

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American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists (ARPAS)

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