Publications & Research Reports

Fact Sheets
Ammonia
PM 1971a Practices to Reduce Ammonia Emissions from Livestock Operations
PM 1971b Practices to Reduce Ammonia from Livestock Operations Flowchart
AQEAA Atmospheric Ammonia: Understanding Its Effects
AQEAA Ammonia Emissions from Cattle- Feeding Operations Part 1 of 2: Issues and Emissions
AQEAA Ammonia Emissions from Cattle Feeding Operations Part 2 of 2: Abatement
Dust and Particulates
PM 1973a Practices to Reduce Dust and Particulates from Livestock Operations
PM 1973b Practices to Reduce Dust and Particulates from Livestock Operations Flowchart
AQEAA Dust Emissions from Cattle Feeding Operations Part 1 of 2: Sources, Factors and Characteristics
AQEAA Dust Emissions from Cattle-Feeding Operations Part 2 of 2: Abatement
General Air Quality
Mitigating Air Emissions From Animal Feeding Operations Conference Proceedings
PM 3062 Air Quality in Bedded Mono-slope Beef Barns
PM 1963a The Science of Smell Part 1: Odor perception and Physiological Response
PM 1963b The Science of Smell Part 2: Odor Chemistry
PM 1963c The Science of Smell Part 3: Odor detection and measurement
PM 1963d The Science of Smell Part 4: Principles of Odor Control
EDC 162h Air Quality and Animal Agriculture
PM-1936 Air Quality Resources for Iowa Animal Agriculture
PM-1935 Gaseous Emissions from Animal Agriculture
Section 3 Outdoor Air Quality (MWPS-18)
Research Results in Manure Digestion, Runoff, Refeeding, Odors (MWPS-25)
AQEAA Evaluating Air Quality in Livestock Housing Environments
AQEAA  Air Quality Regulation of Animal Agriculture
AQEAA Airborne Emissions Sources and Management on Animal Agriculture Production Systems
Hydrogen Sulfide
PM 1972a Practices to Reduce Hydrogen Sulfide from Livestock Operations
PM 1972b Practices to Reduce Hydrogen Sulfide from Livestock Operations Flowchart
AQEAA Hydrogen Sulfide Emissions from Open/Dry-Lot Cattle-Feeding Operations
Odor
Understanding Livestock Odors
PM 1970a Practices to Reduce Odor from Livestock Operations
PM 1970b Practices to Reduce Odor from Livestock Operations Flowchart
Quantification
PM 1990 Instruments for Measuring Concentrations and Emissions Rates of Gasses and Particulates From Animal Feeding Operations
PM-1684 Measuring Odors
AQEAA Odor Measurement for Animal Agriculture
AQEAA Bioaerosol Sampling in Animal Environments
Structures and Practices
PM-1964 Odor Control Methods Used by Iowa Pork Producers
AEQAA Biofilters for Odor and Air Pollution Mitigation in Animal Agriculture
AQEAA Diet and Feed Management to Mitigate Airborne Emissions
AQEAA Covers for Mitigating Odor and Gas Emission in Animal Agriculture: An Overview
AQEAA Impermeable Covers for Odor and Air Pollution Mitigation in Animal Agriculture: A Technical Guide
AQEAA Permeable Covers for Odor and Air Pollution Mitigation in Animal Agriculture: A Technical Guide
AQEAA Wet Scrubbers for Mechanically Ventilated Animal Facilities
AQEAA Additives for Improving Hog Farm Air Quality
AQEAA Poultry Litter Amendments
FS925-D Covers for Manure Storage Units
Livestock Odor Reduction Demonstration Project
PM-1754a Iowa Odor Control Demonstration Project Synthetic Covers
PM-1754b Iowa Odor Control Demonstration Project Aeration
PM-1754c Iowa Odor Control Demonstration Project Biocovers
PM-1754d Iowa Odor Control Demonstration Project Pit Additives
PM-1754e Iowa Odor Control Demonstration Project Soil Injection
PM-1754f Iowa Odor Control Demonstration Project Anaerobic Digestion
PM-1754g Iowa Odor Control Demonstration Project Composting
PM-1754h Iowa Odor Control Demonstration Project Landscaping
PM-1754i Iowa Odor Control Demonstration Project Solids Separation
PM-1964 Odor Control Methods Used by Iowa Pork Producers

 

Web Pages
ISU Air Quality in Animal Agriculture
Iowa DNR Animal Feeding Operations Air Quality
EPA National Air Emissions Monitoring Study
Purdue National Air Emissions Monitoring Study

 

Research Reports
Ammonia
Tyson Broiler Ammonia Emission Monitoring Project 09/14/2007
AS Leaflet R2131 Adding Fiber to the Diet of Laying Hens Reduces Ammonia Emissions
AS Leaflet R2135 Update on Ammonia Emission Mitigation for Egg Facilities
EPA-600/R-02-017 Review of Emission Factors and Methodologies to Estimate Ammonia Emissions from Animal Waste Handling
Dust and Particulates
 
General Air Quality
Summary of performance data for technologies to control gaseous, odor and particulate emissions from livestock operations: Air management practices assessment tool (AMPAT)
2014 Selected Current ISU Livestock Odor and Air Quality Research and Extension
Air Issues Associated with Animal Agriculture: A North American Perspective
December 2008  ISU Odor and Air Quality Research and Extension Summary
Iowa Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation Air Quality Study
Living with Hogs in Iowa: The Impact of Livestock Facilities on Rural Residential Property Values
Air Emissions from Animal Feeding Operations: Current Knowledge, Future Needs

National Center for Manure and Animal Waste Management - white paper summaries, including:

      • Odor Mitigation for Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations
      • Site Selection of Animal Operations Using Air Quality Criteria
      • Air Quality and Emissions from Livestock and Poultry Production/Waste Management Systems
      • Health Effects of Aerial Emissions from Animal Production and Waste Management Systems
      • Particulate Matter Emissions from Confined Animal Feeding Operations: Management and Control Measures
      • Ammonia Emissions from Animal Feeding Operations
      • Manipulation of Animal Diets to Affect Manure Production, Composition and Odors: State of the Science
Hydrogen Sulfide
 
Odor
Livestock Odor Research in Illinois
Whence Come Hog Manure Odors?
Quantification
AS Leaflet R1927  Downwind Air Quality Measurements from Poultry and Livestock Facilities
AS Leaflet R1924 Survey Monitoring of Air Quality from Bedded Swine Systems
Comparison of Ambient Odor Assessment Techniques in a Controlled Environment
Characterization and Quantification of Livestock Odorants using Sorbent Tube Sampling and Thermal Desorption coupled with Multidimensional Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry-Olfactometry
Assessment of a Two-Stage Wood Chip-Based Biofilter Using Solid-Phase Microextraction and Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry-Olfactometry
Structures and Practices
AS Leaflet R1785 Bio-filter effectiveness on Ten-Stall Farrowing Building Pit Exhaust a Demonstration Project
AS Leaflet R1787B Effects of Manure Storage Time and Filling Scheme on Odor and Headspace Analysis Using Simulated Manure Storage Pits
AS Leaflet R1393 Treating Ventilation Exhaust Air for Odor Control
Treatment of Livestock Odor and Pathogens with Ultraviolet Light
Odor reduction during biofiltration as affected by air flow rate and media moisture content
Partial Biofiltration of Exhaust from a Hybrid Ventilated Deep-Pit Swine Finisher Barn
Novel Treatment of Odor and VOCs Using Photolysis
Odor Reduction During Biofiltration as affected by air flow rates and media moisture content