Texas Animal Manure Management Issues (TAMMI)
 

Publications

 


Most these publications are available from Texas AgriLife Bookstore and require the Adobe Acrobat reader. Some are for sale only. Connect to the Adobe site to obtain a free copy.


  • Measuring Air Quality in Rural Areas
  • Routine and Emergency Burial of Animal Carcasses
  • 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

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    Particulate Matter-What Is It and Why Does it Matter to Agriculture?
    How Much That Poultry Incinerator Cost?
    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
     

    Catastrophic Animal Mortality Management (Burial Method) A technical guidance from USDA/Natural Resources Conservation Service and Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board (Links to US EPA website) USDA NRCS Technical References
    Closure of Lagoons and Earthen Manure Storage Structures (Requires Acrobat reader)

    EPA AG Center Publications (links to US EPA wepsite)

    Manure Harvesting Frequency: The Key to Feedyard Dust Control in a Summer Drought Reducing the Risk of Ground Water Contamination by Improving Livestock Holding Pen Management (B-6031)
    Using Animal Manure and Waste Water for Crops and Pastures: Know and Take Credit for N, P and K.
     

    Federal Policies and the USDA/EPA AFO Strategy

     

    Managing Manure with Biogas Recovery Systems: Improved Performance at Competitive Costs (USEPA Publication, requires Acrobat reader)
    Composting Horse Manure Manure production & characteristics: Its importance to Texas and animal feeding operations (These are estimates only. Texas A&M University Systems is not responsible for any errors in estimates, Requires Acrobat Reader)
    Animal Waste Management
    L-5043*
    Managing Nuisance Odor and Dust from Poultry Growing Operations

     

  • Science Direct, a source of published research.

  • Mukhtar S.,A. Rose, S. Capareda, C. Boriack, R. Lacey, B. Shaw, and C. Parnell Jr. 2003. Assessment of Ammonia Absorption onto Teflon and LDPE Tubing used in Pollutant Stream Conveyance. Agricultural Engineering International: the CIGR Journal of Scientific Research and Development. Manuscript BC 03 012. Vol. V. Paper 29, 1-13.

  • E- 52 Manure Harvesting Frequency: The Key to Feedyard Dust Control in a Summer Drought Brent Auvermann, David Parker and John Sweeten

  • Freestall Dairy Facilities in Central Texas.

  • Aldrich, L.J., C.L. Munster, V.A. Haby, and J.M. Sweeten, 1997, Land Application of Poultry Lagoon Effluent, Transactions of the ASAE, 40(6):1607-1615.

  • (B-6030) TEX-A-SYST: Reducing the Risk of Ground Water Contamination by Improving Livestock Manure Storage and Treatment Facilities B.L. Harris, D. Hoffman, F.J. Mazac, Jr.

  • (B-6031) TEX-A-SYST: Reducing the Risk of Ground Water Contamination by Improving Livestock Holding Pen Management B.L. Harris, D. Hoffman, F.J. Mazac, Jr.

  • (B-6032) TEX-A-SYST: Reducing the Risk of Ground Water Contamination by Improving Milking Center Wastewater Treatment B.L. Harris, D. Hoffman, F.J. Mazac, Jr.

  • McFarland, M.L., T.L. Provin, and S.E. Feagley, 1998, Managing Crop Nutrients through Soil, Manure, and Effluent Testing, TAEX Publication L-5175, November, 1998

  • Mukhtar, S. 1999, Proper Lagoon Management to Reduce Odor and Excessive Sludge Accumulation, TAEX Publication E-9, January 1999.

  • Mukhtar,S.2000, Using Animal Manure and Waste Water for Crops and Pastures: Know and Take Credit for N, P and K.,TAEX Publication E-47, September 2000.

  • A Low Maintenance Approach to Large Carcass Composting. (Requires Acrobat reader)
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