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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: CONSERVATION OF MANURE NUTRIENTS AND ODORANT REDUCTION IN SWINE AND CATTLE CONFINEMENT FACILITIES Title: Odor and odorous chemical emissions from animal buildings: Part 2 - odor emissions

Authors
item Akdeniz, Neslihan -
item Jacobson, Larry -
item Hetchler, Brian -
item Bereznicki, Sarah -
item Heber, Albert -
item Jacko, Robert -
item Heathcote, Katie -
item Hoff, Steve -
item Koziel, Jacek -
item Cai, Lingshuang -
item Zhang, Shicheng -
item Parker, David
item Caraway, Edward -

Submitted to: International Symposium on Air Quality and Waste Management for Agriculture
Publication Type: Proceedings
Publication Acceptance Date: June 28, 2010
Publication Date: September 13, 2010
Citation: Akdeniz, N., Jacobson, L.D., Hetchler, B.P., Bereznicki, S.D., Heber, A.J., Jacko, R.B., Heathcote, K.Y., Hoff, S.J., Koziel, J.A., Cai, L., Zhang, S., Parker, D.B., Caraway, E.A. 2010. Odor and odorous chemical emissions from animal buildings: Part 2 - odor emissions. In: Proceedings of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers. International Symposium on Air Quality and Manure Management for Agriculture. September 13-16, 2010, Dallas, Texas. 2010 CDROM.

Technical Abstract: This study was an add-on project to the National Air Emissions Monitoring Study (NAEMS) and focused on comprehensive measurement of odor emissions. Odor emissions from two animal species (dairy and swine) from four sites with nine barns/rooms (two dairy barns in Wisconsin, two dairy barns and two swine rooms in Indiana, and three swine barns in Iowa) during four cycles (13-week periods) were measured. Odor samples were analyzed in three olfactometry laboratories and no significant difference was found among these laboratories. The highest ambient odor concentrations and barn odor emissions were measured for the Iowa swine site. The most intense odor and the least pleasant odor were also measured for this site. Ambient odor concentrations were the lowest for the Wisconsin dairy site. But the lowest barn odor emission rates were measured for the Indiana dairy site. Significantly higher odor emissions were measured in summer.

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