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Determining Causes of Deep‐pit Swine Manure Foaming Issues and Potential Mitigation Strategies

Friday, March 16, 2018 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Daniel Andersen

As early as 2006, there have been incident reports of explosions, fires, and/or blue flames moving across manure surfaces in deep-pit swine facilities. In 2010, major explosions occurred damaging buildings from melted pipes to complete 100% loss. A task force of nine...

Managing Biosecurity to Control Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv)

Friday, July 18, 2014 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by John Carney, Amy Schmidt

The appearance of the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PED) in North America presents significant challenges for manure applicators. Since the virus is primarily spread by fecal-oral contact and can survive in manure for extended periods of time, it is possible for the...

Life-Cycle Assessment Modeling for the Pork Industry

Friday, July 20, 2012 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Karl VanDevender, Brian Richert

Do the pork industry’s efforts to improve production and economics affect its greenhouse gas emissions and carbon foot print? Research by the University of Arkansas combined with efforts led by the National Pork Board indicates that increased production efficiencies have...

Producer Association Efforts to Address Carbon Footprints: Pork and Poultry

Friday, June 15, 2012 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Rick Stowell

Have you wondered how food animal producer groups have responded to the attention given to their industries as sources of greenhouse gas emissions? Are they resting on their laurels since livestock and poultry production has been shown to be a relatively minor contributor to...

NAQSAT: A Tool for Air Emissions Reduction

Friday, October 15, 2010 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Natalie Rector, Darrin Karcher

The second of a two part series about the National Air Quality Site Assessment Tool (NAQSAT). This presentation will include an overview and case studies on swine and poultry operations. Presenters are: Natalie Rector, Jerry May, and Darrin Karcher, Michigan State University....