Content tagged "odor"

Planning Livestock & Poultry Facilities for Reduced Odor Risk

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

This webcast highlights two planning tools - OFFSET and NOFT - currently being used in western Cornbelt states to encourage well-planned siting of facilities...

Air Emission and Energy Usage Impacts of No Pit Fans in a Wean to Finish Deep Pit Pig Facility

Animal Manure Management Updated: October 27, 2015

The objectives of this research project are to monitor the indoor air quality of a deep-pit; wean-to-finish pig building over one pig-growth cycle (six...

Siting Swine Facilities Using Iowa State's Community Assessment Model

Animal Manure Management Updated: October 23, 2015

Printer friendly version of this summary.A model, called the Community Assessment Model for Odor Dispersion (CAM), was developed to predict receptor odor...

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...

On-Farm Evaluation of Wood bark-Based Biofilters in Terms of Mitigation of Odor, Ammonia, and Hydrogen Sulfide

Animal Manure Management Updated: March 18, 2015

Mitigating odor and gas emissions is a big challenge facing concentrated animal feeding operations. Biofiltrtion has been recognized as one of the most...

Simultaneous Treatment of Odor, Volatile Organic Compounds, Hydrogen Sulfide, Ammonia, and Pathogens With Ultraviolet Light

Animal Manure Management Updated: February 03, 2015

Printer friendly version of this summary.The simultaneous treatment of odors, gases, airborne pathogens using novel ultraviolet (UV) treatment project...

Odor Mitigation Using Vegetative Environmental Buffers Research Summary

Animal Manure Management Updated: February 03, 2015

The objective of this research is to evaluate the bio-physical, economic and social efficacy of the use of Vegetative Environmental Buffers (VEBs) -...

Diet Modification to Reduce Odors, Gas Emissions and Nutrient Excretions from Swine Operations

Animal Manure Management Updated: February 03, 2015

The pork industry has undergone a rapid change in the past two decades, with a decrease in farm numbers and an increase in farm size. These changes magnify...

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 Odors, Neighbor Relations, and Estimating Setbacks for Animal Feeding Operations

Animal Manure Management Updated: January 27, 2014

When a new or expanded animal feeding operation is proposed, air quality and odors are often identified as a concern by community members. Available...

Diet, Tillage and Soil Moisture Effects on Odorous Emissions Following Land Application of Beef Manure

Animal Manure Management Updated: November 18, 2013

Figure1.  Gas sampling equipment used during the study.Waste to Worth home | More proceedings....Little information is currently available concerning odor...

Inhibition Of Total Gas Production, Methane, Hydrogen Sulfide, And Sulfate-Reducing Bacteria From In Vitro Stored Swine Manure Using Condensed Tannins

Animal Manure Management Updated: November 18, 2013

Waste to Worth home | More proceedings....Management practices from large-scale swine production facilities have resulted in the increased collection and...

Vegetative Environmental Buffers (VEBs) for Mitigating Air Emissions from Livestock Facilities: A Review

Animal Manure Management Updated: November 07, 2013

Waste to Worth home | More proceedings.... Air emissions from livestock facilities are receiving increasing attention because of concerns related to...

Model of a Successful Regulatory-Industry Partnership to Address Air Emissions from Dairy Operations in Yakima, WA

Animal Manure Management Updated: November 06, 2013

Waste to Worth home | More proceedings....The community in the Yakima Region of Washington State has raised concerns over the potential adverse effects of...

On-Farm Field Days as a Tool to Demonstrate Agricultural Waste Management Practices and Educate Producers

Animal Manure Management Updated: November 06, 2013

Waste to Worth home | More proceedings....Teaching Best Management Practices (BMP) or introducing new agricultural waste management practices to livestock...

On-Farm Comparison of Two Liquid Dairy Manure Application Methods in Terms of Ammonia Emission, Odor Emission, and Costs

Animal Manure Management Updated: November 06, 2013

Waste to Worth home | More proceedings....Ammonia and odor emissions from land application of liquid dairy manure, and costs associated with manure land...

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...

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...

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...

My dog was sprayed by a skunk and after bathing her, I developed very itchy eyes and respiratory problems. Can skunk spray and odor cause these symptoms

Wildlife Damage Management Updated: January 08, 2009

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