AFIA Joins Efforts to Measure Livestock's Environmental Impact
Source: American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) news release
New study will lead to better policymaking
Establishing science-based methods and guidelines on how to quantify livestock’s carbon footprint, covering various types of livestock operations and rearing systems
Creating a database of greenhouse gas emission factors generated for the production of different kinds of animal feed – feed production and use offer significant opportunities for reducing livestock emissions
Developing a methodology for measuring other important environmental pressures, such as water consumption and nutrient losses
Initiating a communications campaign to promote use of the partnership’s methodologies and findings
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