Health Impacts of Air Emissions from Animal Feeding Operations

Animal Manure Management January 23, 2017 Print Friendly and PDF

logoLocal communities are increasingly interested in being “healthy communities” and using community design to improve health. Understanding how animal feeding operations fit into healthy communities is important to the social, physical and economic health of many communities. Interviews with Dr. Steven Kirkhorn and Dr. Susanna Von Essen provide a summary about air emissions and their impacts on workers and public health.

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Additional educational materials are available at Air Quality in Animal Agriculture


For more information about this video or these resources, contact Dr. Kevin Janni, University of Minnesota

These materials were based upon work supported by the by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture under Agreement No. 2010-85112-20520.

Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this video are those of the speaker and do not reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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This work is supported by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, New Technologies for Ag Extension project.