Increasing stocking rate may not lead to greater nitrogen leaching on dairy farms

»»Increasing stocking rate may not lead to greater nitrogen leaching on dairy farms

It has been commonly accepted that more cows per pasture would lead to increased nitrogen leaching because of increased nitrogen excretion via urine; but, a new study discovered circumstances where a decline in leaching occurred with increased stocking rate, challenging assumptions about how best to reduce the environmental footprint of grazing systems

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