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    • Part 1: Manure Odor Basics 

      Pronto, Jenny; Gooch, Curt (Dairy Manure Odor Perception and Management Series, 2020)
      For the modern-day dairy farm, the control of on-farm odors is more important than ever since people without a rural background are residing in the countryside and many do not understand or have tolerance or manure-based ...
    • Part 1: Potential point-source gaseous emissions from dairies 

      Oliver, Jason; Gooch, Curt (2016-09)
      Various point sources of gaseous emissions may be associated with modern dairy production. Though most of the generated emissions are benign; the emissions from these point sources may contain odorous, hazardous and ...
    • Part 2: The human sense of smell 

      Pronto, Jenny; Gooch, Curt (Dairy Manure Odor Perception and Management Series, 2020)
      Understanding the physiology of human smell can help a farmer to better consider odor issues, off-farm impacts,including neighbor complaints and potential solutions.
    • Part 3: How are manure odors quantified? 

      Pronto, Jennifer; Gooch, Curt (Dairy Manure Odor Perception and Management Series, 2020)
      Proactively managing manure-based odors emitted from handling, storage and land application is important in order to maintain positive neighbor relations. There have been studies performed to measure odor emissions from ...
    • Part 4: Mitigation options for manure-based odor control 

      Pronto, Jennifer; Gooch, Curt (Dairy Manure Odor Perception and Management Series, 2020)
      The previous three fact sheets of the series covered the basics of manure odor, human physiology of the sense of smell, and the options for quantifying manure-based odors. After understanding these initial concepts, ...
    • Part 6: Mitigation options for manure application 

      Wright, Peter; Gooch, Curt (Dairy Manure Odor Perception and Management Series, 2020)
      Odor nuisance can be defined by four factors: frequency, duration, intensity and offensiveness. The frequency of land-application of manure is often low when farmers are following a nutrient management plan (NMP) ...
    • Part 7: Farm-based odors and neighbor relations 

      Pronto, Jennifer; Gooch, Curt (Dairy Manure Odor Perception and Management Series, 2020)
      Understanding the physiology of human smell can help a farmer to better understand non-farm neighbors, and to consider odor issues, off-farm impacts, and potential solutions. An effective neighbor relations plan may start ...
    • Part5: Employing anaerobic digestion for manure-based odor control 

      Pronto, Jennifer; Gooch, Curt (Dairy Manure Odor Perception and Management Series, 2020)
      Anaerobic digestion(AD) is a treatment strategy that retains manure in a heated vessel devoid of oxygen, to intentionally promote and expedite anaerobic decomposition. There are multiple benefits associated with this ...