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The sulfur hexafluoride tracer technique allows scientists to measure the amount of methane emitted from the animal’s mouth and nose

Scientists work to cut greenhouse gases, one cow burp at a time


September 29, 2020

Above: The sulfur hexafluoride tracer technique allows scientists to measure the amount of methane emitted from the animal’s mouth and nose. Photo credit: Nicolas DiLorenzo When you first learn that cows produce methane, a greenhouse gas, ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Livestock, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Animal Sciences, CALS, Climate Change, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Methane, News, Nicolas DiLorenzo, North Florida Research And Education Center

Anaerobic Digesters


February 22, 2016

Livestock and dairy producers can use anaerobic digesters to generate and capture biogas from animal manure. Biogas, which is mostly methane, is a renewable fuel that can support energy needs on the farm.1 How do anaerobic digesters work? Anaerobic ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Livestock, SFYL Hot Topic
Tags: Agriculture Hot Topic, Anaerobic Digester, Biogas, Climate Change, Global Warming, Greenhouse Gases, Methane, Renewable Energy

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