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
This project was set up to test the nutrient balance sheet method as a tool for estimating phosphorus output from pullets and laying hens.
Researcher: Marc-Olivier Gasser
One of the project objectives is to calculate GHG emissions in various beef production systems based on the results of a literature, methodology, and database review.
Researcher: Stéphane Godbout
This project will determine the nitrogen efficiency coefficient (EC) of pelleted laying hen manure, a source that is interesting an increasing number of growers, both organic and conventional, because of its efficiency.
Researcher: Christine Landry