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58. Consumer reasons that favor additional CAFO operations are c_________ q_____ meat at l______ prices, t_________ in case of food safety issue, and steady s______ on the shelves. 59. Processors like CAFO’s so they have s_____ s______ of animals & t_______ in case of food safety issue. 60. Environmental advantages of CAFO’s are that they use less L_____ per animal, lower d____ rates, higher g_____ rates and that the animals have better t_________ controls that when outside. 61. Current manure regulations allow for z_____ discharge into water systems. 62. If a manure manager fails to do the job, it can lead to f_____ or s_______ of the business. 63. Two predictions for meat production is that there will likely me m____ CAFO’s with heavier r_________, and that n____ m_________ will grow to suit the consumers who are concerned.
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Global Warming and Agriculture 64. Evidence of global warming is not necessarily new but general concern is i_______ in r____ of warming that may be occurring due to human issues. Greenhouse gases trap h_____ and that is the concern. 65. Six gases of concern are C_____, w____ v______, C_____ D_____, m______, n____ o_____, & o_____. 66. CO 2 is estimated to have increased ___% since industrial era, methane nearly d_____ & NO up ___%. 67. The top 2 GHG producing countries are ________________ and ______________. 68. Agriculture is blamed for CO2 problems because of f______ f______ use and f________ production as well as for m_________ production (about _____) coming from l___________. 69. Agriculture could help manage GHG if government would encourage trading of c______ c______. 70. Average temperatures have increased by about ____ deg. F since the 1800’s, and we are seeing a decrease min A_____ ice, causing sea levels to increase ______ inches. 71. Some experts predict a temperature increase from _____ to _____ deg. F by 2100, but besides the temperature increases warming may also affect p_________ patterns. 72. Rising temps could cause a rise in crop y______, but if it worsens may cause shift in c____ grown. 73. As we look at the types of crops grown, there is a preference toward ____ plants like _____, versus ____ plants like ______ or _____. The biggest difference besides carbon processes involves loss of w_____ through t______. 74. Corn can transpire about _________ gallons of water/day/acre. 75. An additional risk of global warming is the possibility of increased soil e________, with rainfall changes. 76. The increase in o______ may lead to yield drops as well as r________ problems in humans. 77. A UN effort called the K_______ P_______ in ______has many counties agreeing to reduce GHG to levels below what existed in _______ or before.
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78. C_____ Administration signed onto it, but never submitted to C_____ for approval, and the B___ administration had no desire to forward as it threatened US e_______ . To date US has _______ it. Please be sure to also review Assignments 7-8 because questions will come from them!!!!
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  • Fall '08
  • Staff
  • Wind farm, Steve, gmo crops, Food safety issue

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