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There are many human factors that contribute to poor air quality, and agriculture is no exception. Best management practices such as the immediate incorporation of manure, nutrient conservation,reduced fertilizer use, reduced tillage, keeping silage covered, covers on manure storage structures,and alternatives to burning can help minimize emissions of air pollutants. Although livestock production is a significant contributor of greenhouse gases, long-term cropping systems can sequester carbon which reduces greenhouse gas emissions.

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