The aim of this project was to identify manure management strategies that boost productivity on Québec dairy farms and reduce their emissions of greenhouse gases (GHG) such as carbon dioxide (CO2), methane (CH4), and nitrous oxide (N2O). The project took a high-level, integrated approach, examining both plant and animal components of dairy farms.
From 2017 to 2019
Air quality, Environmental regulations
This project will help reduce GHG emissions from dairy farms.
Ministère de l'Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l'Alimentation du Québec
Development of optimized cleaning methods that are readily measurable with an effective real-time indicator.
Economic analysis for an Agrinova project that measures the optimal amount of hulless barley to replace some of the grain corn in dairy cow rations without affecting milk production and milk components.
Researcher: Luc Belzile
This project will help to identify and evaluate practices, techniques, and technologies that can be used to improve overall environmental performance, animal welfare, and the quality of the animals’ living environment.