Content tagged "manure curriculum"

Cayuga County Manure Digester Virtual Tour

Animal Manure Management Farm Energy Updated: June 05, 2017

Anaerobic digestion is a manure treatment system that produces biogas. There are many benefits of digestion such as reductions in: odor, pathogens, and...

Exploring Interactions Betwen Agricultural Decisions and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Using Swine Production

Animal Manure Management Updated: July 05, 2016

The materials on this page are an interactive lab designed to introduce students (high school level) to pig farming and the connections between management...

Water Quality Regulations and Animal Agriculture Curriculum Materials

Animal Manure Management Updated: June 01, 2016

As livestock and poultry production has intensified it is no surprise that regulations have become a more prominent part of the business. This module...

Animal Agriculture and Climate Change Curriculum Materials

Animal Manure Management Updated: January 20, 2016

The materials available for each topic vary, but there are generally presentation slides, video, video lecture, or factsheets. Also see the comprehensive,...

Mitigating Ammonia Emissions from Animal Agriculture

Animal Manure Management Updated: September 29, 2015

Air emissions from animal agriculture operations consist of many different gases as well as suspended particulates (dust or microbes). One of these gases,...

Airborne Emissions in Animal Agriculture

Animal Manure Management Updated: September 29, 2015

Air emissions from animal agriculture operations and manure storage include gases and particulate matter (dust). Some of these are potentially hazardous...

Developing an Environmental Policy Statement for a Farm or Ranch Curriculum Materials

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 27, 2015

An environmental policy statement (EPS) is a proactive way to communicate about your farm, ranch or agribusiness environmental stewardship ethic. At first...

Manure Storage Covers Curriculum Materials

Animal Manure Management Updated: January 06, 2015

Air emissions from animal agriculture operations and their associated manure storage are being examined more closely as a way to mitigate potentially harmful...

Managing Manure Nutrients Curriculum Materials

Animal Manure Management Updated: August 26, 2014

Managing manure and manure nutrients is one of the most visible aspects of environmental stewardship for many farms. The materials on this page developed for...

Wet Scrubbers for Cleaning Air Emissions from Animal Housing Curriculum Materials

Animal Manure Management Updated: August 06, 2014

Air emissions from animal housing systems are being examined more closely for ways to mitigate potentially harmful gases. Wet scrubbers are one way to remove...

Educational Modules: Building Environmental Leaders in Animal Agriculture (BELAA)

Animal Manure Management Updated: January 09, 2014

These modules can be used for self-study but also include instructional materials (presentation slides, handouts, quizzes, other activities) that can be...

Anaerobic Digester Workforce Training Curriculum Development

Animal Manure Management Updated: November 13, 2013

Waste to Worth home | More proceedings....The Cornell University PRO-DAIRY Anaerobic Digester Workforce Development Project is a project funded by the New...

Making Sense of Smells ‚Äď Communicating Odors to Diverse Audiences

Animal Manure Management Updated: November 06, 2013

Waste to Worth home | More proceedings....Example of odor visualization system using colors and shapes to replace chemical jargon.Smell is perhaps the least...

Manure and Litter Additives for Odor Control on Farms

Animal Manure Management Updated: October 17, 2013

Air emissions from animal agriculture operations and their associated manure storage are being examined more closely as a way to mitigate potentially harmful...

Managing Animal Mortalities Curriculum Materials

Animal Manure Management Updated: July 10, 2013

Managing animal mortalities is an unpleasant but necessary part of raising livestock or poultry. Improper carcass disposal can negatively impact the...

Ag Environmental Management Systems Publications Curriculum Materials

Animal Manure Management Updated: June 27, 2013

This series of agricultural environmental management system (EMS) publications are the result of a five year project, Partners for Livestock EMS that field...

Greenhouse Gases and Animal Agriculture Curriculum Materials

Animal Manure Management Updated: June 10, 2013

Greenhouse gases and their contributions to climate change are some of the most studied topics in animal agriculture right now. What greenhouse gases are...

Measuring Bioaerosols in Animal Agriculture

Animal Manure Management Updated: June 06, 2013

Bioaerosols are particles of biological origin that are suspended in the air. These particles can include viruses, bacteria, fungal spores, and pollen....

Odor Measurement in Animal Agriculture

Animal Manure Management Updated: June 06, 2013

Odors are the most common nuisance complaint associated with animal feeding operations (AFOs), but is one of the most challenging to measure. Unlike other...

Measuring Particulate Matter (Dust) in Animal Agriculture

Animal Manure Management Updated: June 06, 2013

Particulate matter (often called dust) is made up of particles that are suspended in the air. The following materials were developed for college instructors...

Animal Diet and Feed Management for Reducing Air Emissions

Animal Manure Management Updated: June 06, 2013

Air emissions from animal agriculture operations and manure storage include gases and particulate matter (dust). The amounts and types of gases can be...

Biofilters for Animal Agriculture Air Quality Curriculum Materials

Animal Manure Management Updated: June 06, 2013

Air emissions from animal agriculture operations and their associated manure storage are being examined more closely for ways to mitigate potentially harmful...

Odors from Livestock Farms Curriculum Materials

Animal Manure Management Updated: June 06, 2013

One of the easiest air emissions to recognize from livestock and poultry farms is odor. It is also the most complex to characterize and study. Odors are a...

Air Quality Regulations and Animal Agriculture: An Introduction

Animal Manure Management Updated: June 06, 2013

Air emissions from animal agriculture  The materials on this page were developed to assist educators and professors who include an introduction to include...

Ammonia Emissions from Animal Agriculture: An Introduction

Animal Manure Management Updated: June 06, 2013

Air emissions from animal agriculture operations consist of many different gases as well as suspended particulates (dust or microbes). One of these gases,...

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