The Animal Agriculture in a Changing Climate (AACC) project was established to leverage limited Extension expertise across the country in climate change mitigation and adaptation, with the goal of building capacity among Extension professionals and other livestock advisers to address climate change issues.
What did we do?
The Animal Agriculture in a Changing Climate …
Waste to Worth home | More proceedings….
Why Is This Topic Important?
Several farmers, ranchers, and industry groups are leading the way on the issue of climate change.
What Will Be Learned In This Presentation?
These panelists will share how their farm or industry is responding to climate change, what factors are driving their decision to make changes, and …
Agriculture is both a source and sink for greenhouse gases (GHG). A source is a net contribution to the atmosphere, while a sink is a net withdrawal of greenhouse gases. In the United States, agriculture is a relatively small contributor, with approximately 8% of the total greenhouse gas emissions, as seen below. Most agricultural emissions originate from soil management, enteric …