Environment

life cycle calculator

Wean-Finish Pork Sustainability Calculator

This calculator allows producers to understand how improvements in finishing, such as mortality and feed efficiency, can influence the environmental footprint of the barn.

 

 

Air Quality

Air Management Practices Assessment Tool
The Air Management Practices Assessment Tool (AMPAT) provides an objective overview of mitigation practices best suited to address odor, emissions and dust at your livestock operation, so livestock and poultry producers may compare and narrow their options of mitigation techniques.

Air Quality and Livestock Odor Research Website - Iowa State University

Animal Agriculture and Air quality Website - Iowa State University

 

Publications from Iowa State University

The Science of Smell Series

Part 1 Odor Perception and Physiological Response
Part 2 Odor Chemistry
Part 3 Odor Detection and Measurement
Part 4 Principles of Odor Control

Land and Water

Iowa Manure Management Action Group - IMMAGResources Conservation Practices: Manure and Tillage Management
IMMAG was created in 1997 by commodity and public sector groups to help producers maximize the value of manure as well as protect the environment. It links to many scientific and regulatory resources.

Manure Application

Commercial Manure Applicators

Confinement Site Applicators

DNR Manure Applicators Certification

Resources Conservation Practices: Manure and Tillage Management

Questions?

Dan Andersen

Dan Andersen.

Manure Management Specialist
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