Producer Association Efforts to Address Carbon Footprints: Pork and Poultry

green stylized pig logoHave you wondered how food animal producer groups have responded to the attention given to their industries as sources of greenhouse gas emissions? Wonder no longer. Since 2008, the National Pork Board has been working on a specific plan to assess and better understand the pork industry‚Äôs carbon footprint. This webinar introduces you to this project and shows highlighted current results of this research, including description of tools designed for producers to begin to assess greenhouse gas emissions and manage resource efficiency in sow and grow-finish production. This webcast was originally broadcast on June 15, 2012. More…If you have difficulties please see our webcast troubleshooting page. If you need to download a copy of a segment, submit a request.

Pork Environmental Sustainability

Allan Stokes, National Pork Board (14 minutes)

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Greenhouse Gas Emission Study and Model for Swine Barn Operations

Rick Ulrich, University of Arkansas (22 minutes)

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Carbon Foot-print of Poultry Production Farms

Claudia Dunkley, University of Georgia (17 minutes)

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Question and Answer

All Presenters (17 minutes)

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American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists (ARPAS)

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