Corpus ID: 18588876

Opportunities for reducing greenhouse gas emissions through livestock wastemanagement in Florida

@inproceedings{Wilkie2008OpportunitiesFR,
  title={Opportunities for reducing greenhouse gas emissions through livestock wastemanagement in Florida},
  author={A. Wilkie},
  year={2008}
}
  • A. Wilkie
  • Published 2008
  • M anagement of livestock wastes can affect greenhouse gas emissions through attenuating both methane and nitrous oxide emissions, as well as by displacing carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuel use that can be avoided through biogas production and use. Methane is naturally produced from the anaerobic decomposition of livestock manure and is a potent greenhouse gas with 21 times the greenhouse warming potential of CO2, on a mass ratio basis (U.S. EPA 2007). Nitrous oxide is naturally produced… CONTINUE READING
    4 Citations

    Figures and Tables from this paper

    References

    SHOWING 1-4 OF 4 REFERENCES
    Anaerobic Digestion: Biology and Benefits
    • 42
    • PDF
    Florida State Energy Profile
    • Energy Information Administration, Washington, DC. http://tonto.eia.doe.gov/state/state_energy_profiles.cfm?sid=FL ECC (2007). Environmental Credit Corporation, State College, Pennsylvania. http://www.envcc.com/index.html EPA (2007). Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks: 1990-2005 (A
    • 2007
    Florida’s Commercial Broiler Industry
    • Fact Sheet PS-20, 4p. Dairy and Poultry Sciences Department, Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida. http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/PS014 NASS (2005). Florida Statistics. National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA,
    • 2004