Brown Brandl, Tami M
ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT RES.
P.O. BOX 166 (State Spur 18D)/USDA-ARS-NPA-MARC
Clay Center NE 68933
The mission of the Environmental Management Research Unit of the Roman L. Hruska U.S. Meat Animal Research Center is: (1) to evaluate the effects of environmental stressors such as temperature, humidity, drafts, toxic gases, and biological agents on animal bioenergetics, physiology, behavior, productivity and efficiency; (2) to develop and evaluate methods to monitor and manage beef cattle feedlot wastes for effective, environmentally safe utilization; and (3) to develop models for management decision-making and design recommendations.