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- Guarino, Marcella, et al. Show all 3 Authors
- The Science of the total environment 2019 v.650 pp. 2751-2760
- air; ammonia; animal production; antibiotics; engineering; environmental impact; farms; greenhouse gases; heavy metals; livestock; livestock farming; models; nitrates; phosphorus; pollution; precision agriculture; soil; surface water
- ... This paper reviews the environmental impact of current livestock practices and discusses the advantages offered by Precision Livestock Farming (PLF), as a potential strategy to mitigate environmental risks.PLF is defined as: “the application of process engineering principles and techniques to livestock farming to automatically monitor, model and manage animal production”. The primary goal of PLF i ...