Note: Effective April 10, 2015 information on this website will not be updated until further notice. Dr. Saqib Mukthar has accepted a position at the University of Florida IFAS Extension Agriculture Program as their Associate Dean and Program Leader effective April 20, 2015.
Texas Animal Manure Management Issues (TAMMI) Website is an electronic informational
clearinghouse, developed and designed with a mission to provide agricultural
waste management education and information on demand. The website is
continuously updated with research based, unbiased information and educational
materials including new publications, federal and state rules and policies
affecting livestock and poultry operations, and research on animal waste
management and related air and water quality issues.
Things to Know...
2015 From Waste to Worth: Advancing Sustainability in Animal Agriculture Conference, Seattle, Washington, USA. Program, Call for Abstracts and more...
Animal Agriculture and Climate Change Project
On-line Course on Animal Agriculture and Climate Change Project
2013 Waste to Worth: “Spreading” Science & Solutions Conference, Denver, Colorado, USA. Abstracts, presentations and more...
Measuring Air Quality in Rural Areas
Routine and Emergency Burial of Animal Carcasses
New Technology Could Capture Ammonia from Liquid Manure
National Air Quality Site Assessment Tool for Animal Production Systems (A new web-based tool to assist livestock and poultry producers identify areas in their operations where there are opportunities to reduce air emissions)
Managing Contaminated Animal and Plant Materials: Field Guide on Best Practices
Air Quality Terminology
Improving the Air Quality of Animal Feeding Operations with Proper Facility and Manure Management
Particulate Matter-What Is It and Why Does it Matter to Agriculture?
Nitrogen Deposition in the Southern High Plains
Manure Production & Characteristics: Its Importance to Texas and Animal Feeding Operations
Manure to Energy: Understanding Processes, Principles and Jargon
Composting Large Animal Carcasses
Air Quality Standards and Nuisance Issues for Animal Agriculture
Evaluation of a Geotube Dewatering System for Reducing Nutrients From Dairy Lagoon Effluent
Managing Manure to Improve Air and Water Quality. USDA-Economic Research Service, September 2005 Report
Managing Manure Nutrients at Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations -
Livestock and Poultry Environment Learning Center - Animal Manure Management
Using Compost for Erosion Control and Revegetation
Science Direct (a source of published research)
Dairy Compost Utilization
A Low Maintenance Approach to Large Carcass Composting
Center for Agricultural Air Quality Engineering and Science (CAAQES website)
Managing Manure with Biogas Recovery Systems: Improved Performance at Competitive Costs (USEPA Publication)
Catastrophic Animal Mortality Management (Burial Method): A technical guidance from USDA/Natural Resources Conservation Service and Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board
Summaries of Waste Management White Papers (Links to National Center for Manure and Animal Waste Management website, USDA-Fund for Rural America Grant)
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