By Gert-jan Monteny, Eberhard Hartung
Ammonia emissions is a crucial subject in lots of international locations with animal creation, because it contributes to environmental and illnesses. options and measures to lessen ammonia emission are becoming expanding awareness in nationwide and foreign laws. This ebook goals to compile visions and data from scientists, coverage makers and different proper stakeholders round the topic of NH3 emissions from agricultural operations and its aid innovations. It additionally deals a foundation for foreign harmonization on quite a few NH3 emission similar subject matters (e.g. nationwide emission inventories, size concepts and techniques, info on emissions and discounts) and, final yet no longer least, it offers an replace of technological know-how pertaining to NH3 and similar environmental concerns. the focal point of this ebook is on NH3 emissions from quite a few agricultural assets (grazing, animal housing, manure garage, land program of manures), and the choices for his or her relief in a farm method process. additionally, a number of gaseous emissions, their relief innovations and toxins swapping concerns are addressed. Environmental influence and healthiness similar results of NH3 are in brief addressed. In end, this publication provides an outline of the present wisdom approximately ammonia emissions and the way we will enforce this information in present agricultural structures
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One way to approach this challenge is through the deliberate integration of reactive nitrogen research, management, and control strategies. Integrated research and control strategies that consider urban-rural air quality connections and interactions are necessary for optimal ammonia/nitrogen management. Several best management practices (BMPs) to curtail ammonia emissions from agricultural sources have been tested, mainly dealing with emissions from cattle and swine. A relatively simple solution was undertaken by Lefcourt and Meisinger (2001) who tested the addition of alum and zeolite to cattle slurry in an effort to curb the volatilisation of ammonia.
These agreements are not only reflected in the new coalition agreement, but also on a European level. So what is the role of knowledge and expertise here? A strong, forward-thinking agriculture sector not only requires expertise on the environment, ecology, and social concerns, but also needs applied knowledge that is of direct, practical use. In short, strong agriculture requires new, integral business systems designed for the real world. This conference offers you the opportunity to exchange knowledge and experiences on familiar issues, such as assessing and calculating emissions, reducing emissions from housing and manure applications, and management measures.
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Ammonia emissions in agriculture by Gert-jan Monteny, Eberhard Hartung