The Environmental Issues in Livestock Production home study series was developed for livestock producers, educators, students,
and others seeking to better understand potential air and water quality impacts of animal agriculture, and to learn more about management practices that can minimize these impacts. Click on
the links below to browse the content of the homestudy modules.
Modules in the series include:
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Environmental Issues in Livestock Production was developed through an Iowa State University Extension grant, and is part of the Livestock Industry Facilities & Environment (LIFE) project of the
Department of Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering. Project team members include the module authors: Dr. Mark Hanna, Dr. Jay Harmon, Dr. Jeffery Lorimor; and project coordinator Dr. Tom Glanville.
Although this series first developed
in 1998 the authors have reviewed the content of the
study modules as of 10/05 and believe their contents
to still be accurate and useful.