Management Practices that can Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Dairy Farms

SKU A4131-13

Author(s) Horacio Aguirre-Villegas, Daesoo Kim, Greg Thoma, Rebecca A. Larson, Matthew D. Ruark.

Milk and dairy products constitute an important part of the human diet, providing essential nutrients and vitamins. Worldwide, the dairy industry supplies 242 ml (approximately one 8-ounce glass) of milk per person per day (Wattiaux 2017).

This fact sheet summarizes the effects of Greenhouse Gas emissions of dairy farms in the United States and how to better manage them (11 pages; 2018).