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NORTH AMERICA Ammonia Emissions from Agricultural Operations : Livestock

@inproceedings{Mikkelsen2009NORTHAA,
  title={NORTH AMERICA Ammonia Emissions from Agricultural Operations : Livestock},
  author={R. Mikkelsen},
  year={2009}
}
  • R. Mikkelsen
  • Published 2009
  • The global abundance of N fertilizer has dramatically increased agricultural productivity. However, when N escapes to the atmosphere as ammonia (NH 3 ) gas, NH 3 loss can cause undesirable effects. In addition to a loss of a valuable resource, it can have negative impacts on air quality, ecosystem productivity, and human health. Animal production is the largest source of NH 3 emission in North America. Improved manure and fertilizer management practices will help reduce volatile losses of this… CONTINUE READING

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