University of Wisconsin–Madison

Researcher follows dairy cows’ carbon footprints from barn to field

Michel Wattiaux examines the contents of a cow’s stomach.
Michel Wattiaux examines the contents of a cow’s stomach.

A study by UW–Madison dairy scientists, engineers, and agronomists shows how a cow’s breed and forage consumption affect the greenhouse gases generated by her gut and her manure.

Read the full article on the UW-Madison news page here.