Environmental and economic benefits of nitrogen efficiency
By: Ben Pamp, Cargill Dairy Technology Specialist
This article originally appeared in Progressive Dairyman Issue 3. You can access the full online article here.
The idea of on-farm nutrient management is definitely not new, nor is increasing nutrient efficiency for economic benefit. For years, we’ve all heard about how whole-farm nutrient balance is a key feature of maintaining sustainable modern production agriculture.
In many areas of the U.S., maintaining ideal environmental conditions, including water quality, are major issues facing commercial livestock operations. However, the cost of not maintaining a nutrient balance on a dairy farm isn’t just environmental – but also economic.
Join Ben Pamp as he dives deeper into the environmental and economic benefits of nitrogen efficiency by reading the original Progressive Dairyman article.