223 Dust, Bioaerosol, and Gas Emissions Associated with Confined Animal Feeding Operations

Oral Session
ASA Section: Environmental Quality Animal feeding operations are becoming increasingly consolidated and are associated with environmental impacts on regional air quality. This session will include presentations on the generation and transport of dust, bioaerosols, and gases from confined animal feeding operations, with a specific focus on environmental conditions and management practices that affect their emission.


Animal Agriculture and the Environment Community
Soils & Environmental Quality
Tuesday, October 23, 2012: 1:00 PM-3:25 PM
Duke Energy Convention Center, Room 206, Level 2

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Community Leader:
Gilbert C. Sigua
Robert S. Dungan
Robert S. Dungan and April B. Leytem
1:05 PM
1:20 PM
Assessment of Bioaerosols At a Large Open-Freestall Dairy Operation.
Robert S. Dungan, USDA-ARS; April B. Leytem, USDA-ARS
1:35 PM
Virus, Bacteria, Gas and Odour Reductions by an Innovative Air Cleaning System Developed for Animal Housing.
Valerie Letourneau, Research and Development Institute for the Agri-Environment (IRDA); Caroline Duchaine, Centre de recherche IUCPQ; Martin Belzile, Research and Development Institute for the Agri-Environment (IRDA); Matthieu Girard, Research and Development Institute for the Agri-Environment (IRDA); Stéphane P. Lemay, Research and Development Institute for the Agri-Environment (IRDA)
1:50 PM
2:00 PM
Emissions From Dairy Production Systems in a Semi-Arid Climate.
April B. Leytem, USDA-ARS; Robert S. Dungan, USDA-ARS; Dave Bjorneberg, USDA-ARS
2:15 PM
Does Ammonia Deposition From Poultry Barn Exhaust Contribute to Soil Nitrate Contamination?.
Daniel Seeton, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada; Shabtai Bittman, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada; Derek Hunt, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada; Maja Krzic, University of British Columbia
2:30 PM
Recovery of Ammonia From Poultry Litter Using Gas-Permeable Membranes.
Ariel Szogi, USDA-ARS; Matias Vanotti, USDA-ARS; Michael J. Rothrock Jr., USDA-ARS
2:45 PM
3:00 PM
The Nadp Ammonia Monitoring Network (NADP/AMoN): A Simple Approach to Atmospheric Ammonia Monitoring.
David A. Gay, University Of Illinois; Chris Lehmann, University Of Illinois
3:15 PM
3:25 PM