Volume 84 Issue 39 | pp. 104-107
Issue Date: September 25, 2006

Farm Emissions Control

Research aims to characterize and control odors and VOC emissions from livestock
Department: Science & Technology | Collection: Sustainability
News Channels: Environmental SCENE

What's the worst odor you've ever encountered? Outside a laboratory, the stinkiest smell I've had the misfortune of inhaling came from a pig farm. Research taking place at Iowa State University, Ames, could well put an end to such unpleasant sensory experiences. But odors aren't the only agricultural emissions of concern. Dairies, it turns out, are a significant source of smog-forming volatile organic compounds (VOCs). Studies at the University of California, Davis, are revealing the . . .

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