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Development and Validation of an Animal Susceptibility Model
2007 ASABE Annual International Meeting Presentation
T.M. Brown-Brandl, David D. Jones (UNL)
Jun, 2007 (136 KB pdf)


Modelling the Components of Livestock Stress for Precision Animal Management
2006 ASABE Annual International Meeting Presentation
T.M. Brown-Brandl, David D. Jones (UNL)
July, 2006 (64 KB pdf)


Heat stress risk factors of feedlot heifers
Livestock Science 105 (2006) 57– 68
T.M. Brown-Brandl *, R.A. Eigenberg, J.A. Nienaber
Apr, 2006 (392 KB pdf)


Long-Term Effects of Sustained Beef Feedlot Manure Application on Soil Nutrients, Corn Silage Yield, and Nutrient Uptake
Journal of Environmental Quality 34:1672-1681
Richard B. Ferguson,* John A. Nienaber, Roger A. Eigenberg, and Brian L. Woodbury
Aug, 2005 (612 KB pdf)


Evaluating Modelling Techniques for Cattle Heat Stress Prediction
Biosystems Engineering
T.M. Brown-Brandl, D.D. Jones, W.E. Woldt
Apr, 2005 (628 KB pdf)


Beef Cattle: Housing
Encyclopedia of Animal Science
J. A. Nienaber
2005 (1.8 MB pdf)


Temperature and Humidity Control in Indirect Calorimeter Chambers CONTROL
An ASAE Meeting Presentation
T. M. Brown–Brandl, J. A. Nienaber, R. A. Eigenberg
Jul. 2005 (164 KB pdf)


Effectiveness of a Passive Feedlot Runoff Control System Using a Vegetative Treatment Area for Nitrogen Control
B. L. Woodbury, J. A. Nienaber, R. A. Eigenberg
Jul. 2005 (2.0 MB pdf)


Use of Electromagnetic Soil Surveys to Locate Areas of Nutrient Buildup
An ASAE Meeting Presentation
R. A. Eigenberg, J. A. Nienaber, T. M. Brown–Brandl, G. L. Hahn
Jul. 2005 (184 KB pdf)


Dynamic Response Indicators of Heat Stress in Shaded and Non-shaded Feedlot Cattle, Part 1: Analyses of Indicators
Biosystems Engineering (2005) 90 (4), 451–462
T.M. Brown-Brandl; R.A. Eigenberg; J.A. Nienaber; G.L. Hahn
Feb. 2005 (452 KB pdf)


Status of Soil Electrical Conductivity Studies by Central State Researchers
Transactions of the ASAE, Vol. 48(3):
C. K. Johnson, R. A. Eigenberg, J. W. Doran, B. J. Wienhold, B. Eghball, B. L. Woodbury
Feb. 2005 (332 KB pdf)


Dynamic Response Indicators of Heat Stress in Shaded and Non-shaded Feedlot Cattle, Part 2: Predictive Relationships
Biosystems Engineering (2005) 91 (1), 111–118
R.A. Eigenberg; T.M. Brown-Brandl; J.A. Nienaber; G.L. Hahn
Mar. 2005 (256 KB pdf)


Vegetative Treatment Area Design
NRCS Handbook Chapter 6
Bryan Woodbury, USDA ARS; Rick Koelsch, University of Nebraska: Bill Boyd, NRCS; Joe Harner, Kansas State University; and Larry Wulf, Iowa State University
Dec. 2004 (188 KB pdf)


Liquid-Solid Separation
NRCS Handbook for Alternative Runoff Control Technology
John Nienaber, USDA ARS; John George, Agricultural Engineering Associates and Rick Koelsch, University of Nebraska
Oct. 2004 (292 KB pdf)


Analyses of thermoregulatory responses of feeder cattle exposed to simulated heat waves
Int J Biometeorol (2005) 49:285–296
T. M. Brown-Brandl R. A. Eigenberg G. L. Hahn J. A. Nienaber, T. L. Mader, D. E. Spiers, A. M. Parkhurst
Nov. 2004 (1.1 MB pdf)


Using Time Domain Reflectometry for Evaluating Near-Surface Soil-Crop Dynamics of an Animal Waste Amended Soil
An ASAE Meeting Presentation
B. L. Woodbury, J. A. Nienaber, R. A. Eigenberg
Aug. 2004 (352 KB pdf)


Engineering and Management Practices to Ameliorate Livestock Heat Stress
Int'l Symp CIGR New Trends in Farm Buildngs, Lecture 6:1-18
John A. Nienaber and G. LeRoy Hahn
May, 2004 (352 KB pdf)


A Literature Review of Swine Heat Production
Transactions of the ASAE, Vol. 47(1): 259-270
T. M. Brown-Brandl, J. A. Nienaber, H. Xin, R. S. Gates
Oct. 2003 (828 KB pdf)


Performance of a Passive Feedlot Runoff Control and Treatment System
Transactions of the ASAE, Vol. 47(1): 259-270
B. L. Woodbury, J. A. Nienaber, R. A. Eigenberg
Sep. 2003 (1.1 MB pdf)


Operational Evaluation of a Passive Beef Cattle Feedlot Runoff Control and Treatment System
Applied Engineering in Agriculture, Vol. 18(5) 541–545
B. L. Woodbury, J. A. Nienaber, R. A. Eigenberg
Jul. 2002 (524 KB pdf)


Development of a Respiration Rate Monitor For Swine
Transactions of the ASAE Vol. 45(5): 1599–1603
R. A. Eigenberg, T. Brown–Brandl, J. A. Nienaber
Jun. 2002 (808 KB pdf)


Development of Rugged Environmental Monitoring Units for Humidity and Temperature
R. A. Eigenberg, B. L. Woodbury, J. A. Nienaber
Mar. 2002 (96 KB pdf)


A New elemetry System for Measuring Core Body Temperature in Livestock and Poultry
T. M. Brown–Brandl, T. Yanagi, Jr., H. Xin, R. S. Gates, R. A. Bucklin, G. S. Ross
Feb. 2002 (320 KB pdf)


Soil Conductivity Maps for Monitoring Temporal Changes in an Agronomic Field
Proc 8th Int'l Symp Animal, Agricultural and Food Processing Wastes
R. A. Eigenberg, J. W. Doran, J. A. Nienaber, and B. L. Woodbury1
Oct. 2000 (448 KB pdf)


Development Of A New Respiration Rate Monitor For Cattle
Transactions of the ASAE © 2000 American VOL. 43(3) 723-728
R. A. Eigenberg, G. L. Hahn, J. A. Nienaber, T. M. Brown-Brandl, D. E. Spiers
Feb. 2000 (120 KB pdf)


Implementation of a Mass Balance Approach to Predicting Nutrient Fate of Manure From Beef Cattle Feedlots
R. A. Eigenberg, R. L. Korthals, J. A. Nienaber, G. L. Hahn
Dec. 1997 (1.0 MB pdf)



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