Livestock & Environment

Wageningen Livestock Research has broad expertise about the effects of livestock on the living environment. The research and knowledge transfer focus on the environmental effects of livestock farming on soil and atmosphere.

  • Livestock and environment

We offer clients expertise on measuring environmental effects (both positive and negative) while understanding the underlying processes. The aim is to translate the demands placed by society into sustainable, feasible solutions for livestock farms.

    Our expertise includes:

    • Atmosphere: gaseous emissions, particulate matter, low-emission animal housing systems
    • Soil: soil quality, water, minerals and fertilisation, pasturing, grassland and feed crops
    • Closing mineral cycles: animal-manure-crop cycles, manure technology

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