30 Nov 2017

Improved 4R Nitrogen Management Leads to Reduced Nitrous Oxide Emissions

Nitrogen fertilizer has been identified as a significant source of agricultural greenhouse gas emissions. In particular, nitrous oxide is a potent greenhouse gas with a heat-trapping potential almost 300 times greater than carbon dioxide. A number of food sustainability groups, environmental advocates, and scientific organizations are working to develop a path for reducing nitrous oxide emissions.