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.…

Carbon Footprint of Animal Agriculture Webcast

Many people are concerned about greenhouse gases and climate change. The carbon footprint of animal agriculture is an issue being used by many to encourage people to eat less meat. What is the true footprint of US animal production? How does production efficiency impact the numbers? This presentation was originally broadcast on July 31, 2009.…

Managing Livestock Mortalities

A recent FDA rule is likely to impact the cost and/or availability of rendering services for cattle producers. What is this rule and how will it impact service? Are there other environmentally-responsible methods of carcass disposal? This presentation was originally broadcast on June 19, 2009.…