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The effects of dietary protein content and manure handling technique on ammonia emissions during short-term storage of dairy cow manure
(American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, 2011)
An improved understanding of the potential for dietary protein manipulation to reduce ammonia emissions from dairy farms during various stages of manure handling is needed for both modeling and policy-making efforts. The ...
Sorption of estrogen to three agricultural soils from Virginia, USA
(American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, 2008)
Land-applied manures and grazing livestock are sources of estrogens to the environment. Natural steroid estrogens such as 17 beta-estradiol (E2) in low concentrations (ng L(-1)) can adversely affect the reproductive health ...
Challenges in enriching milk fat with polyunsaturated fatty acids
(Biomed Central Ltd, 2015-06-12)
Milk fatty acid composition is determined by several factors including diet. The milk fatty acid profile of dairy cows is low in polyunsaturated fatty acids, especially those of the n-3 series. Efforts to change and influence ...