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OBJECTIVES:

In order to achieve its purpose of GHG mitigation from animal agriculture, the APMM has as its objectives:

· To gain an increased understanding of C and N cycles
· To work towards the standardization in measurement techniques and reporting
· To develop and assess Best Management Practices that reduce CH4 and N20 emissions
· To generate models that estimate emissions and aid in the development of mitigation practices and environmental inventories
· To facilitate communication and technology transfer between researchers, producer organizations and producers
· To train Highly Qualified Personnel

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Animal Production and Manure Management Network, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario.