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Shafiqur Rahman - Publications and Reports


Refereed Journal Publications

  • Borhan, M. S., S. Rahman, C. Hammer. 2013. Water absorption capacity of flax and pine horse bedding and gaseous concentrations in bedded stalls. Journal of Equine Veterinary Science (Accepted)
  • Rahman, A., S. Rahman, and L. Cihacek. 2013. Influence of soil pH in vegetative filter strips to reduce soluble nutrients transport. Environmental Technology, (Accepted).
  • Cemek, B., S. Rahman, and A. Rahman. 2013. Prediction of nutrients concentration in runoff from beef cattle feedlot using artificial neural network. Environmental Engineering and Management Journal, 12(12): 2385-2396.
  • Borhan, M. S., D. Gautam, C. Engel, V. L. Anderson, and S. Rahman. 2013. Effects of pen bedding and feeding high crude protein diets on manure composition and greenhouse gas emissions from a feedlot pen surface. Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association, 63(12): 1457-1468.
  • Rahman, A., S. Rahman, and M.S. Borhan. 2013. Performance evaluation of three vegetative filter strip designs for controlling feedlot runoff pollution. Journal of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 3: 124.
  • Rahman, S., M.S. Borhan, and K. Swanson. 2013. Greenhouse gas emissions from beef cattle pen surfaces in North Dakota. Environmental Technology. 34(10): 1239-1246.  
  • Rahman, S. 2012. Suitability of sunflower-hulls-based turkey litter for on-farm turkey carcass composting, Canadian Biosystems Engineering, 54: 6.1-6.8.
  • Rahman, A., S. Rahman, and L. Cihacek. 2012. Efficacy of vegetative filter strip to minimize solids and nutrients from feedlot runoff. Agric Eng Int: CIGR Journal, 14(4): 9-21.
  • M. S. Borhan, S. Rahman, and H. Ahn. 2012.  Dry anaerobic digestion of fresh feedyard manure: A case study in a laboratory setting. International Journal of Emerging Sciences, 2(4), 509-525
  • Atandi, E. and S. Rahman. 2012. Organic loading and canola meal oil content impacts in dairy manure co-digestion. American Journal of Biomass and Bioenergy, 1:1-19.
  • Rahman, S. and M.S. Borhan. 2012. Typical odor mitigation technologies for swine production facilities - a review. Journal of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 2:117.
  • DeSutter, T., L. Cihacek, and S. Rahman. 2012. Application of flue gas desulfurization gypsum (FGDG) to soil and its impact on wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) yields, and grain and soil chemistry. Journal of Environmental Quality, 42: 1-9
  • Atandi*, E., and S. Rahman. 2012. Suitability of canola meal for anaerobic co-digestion of dairy manure. Biological Engineering Transactions. 5(2): 71-86.
  • Atandi*, E., and S. Rahman. 2012. Prospect of anaerobic co-digestion of dairy manure-A review. Environmental Technology Reviews, 1(1): 127-135  
  • Rahman, S., D. Lin, and J. Zhu. 2012. Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from mechanically ventilated deep pit swine gestation operation. Journal of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 2:104.
  • Rahman, S., H. Xin, S.A. Roberts, J.A. Arthur, R.T. Burns, H. Li, Z. Zhu, L.B. Moody, K. Bregendahl. 2012. Effects of laying-hen variety on manure properties and ammonia emission. Transactions of the ASABE, 55(3): 1059-1065.
  • Rahman, S. and D. Newman. 2012. Odor, ammonia, and hydrogen sulfide concentration and emissions from two farrowing-gestation swine operations in North Dakota, Applied Engineering in Agriculture, 28(1): 107-115.
  • Chen, Y., A. Kumar, M. A. Sadek, S. Rahman. 2012. Soil cone index in relation to soil texture, moisture content, and bulk density for no-tillage and conventional tillage. CIGR Journal, 14(1): 26-37.
  • Rahman, S., T. DeSutter, Q. Zhang. 2011. Efficacy of a microbial additive in reducing odor, ammonia, and hydrogen sulfide emissions from farrowing-gestation swine operation. CIGR Journal, 13(3): Manuscript #1940.
  • Mukhtar, S., S. Borhan, S. Rahman, Jun Zhu. 2010. Evaluation of a field-scale surface aeration system in an anaerobic poultry lagoon. Applied Engineering in Agriculture, 26(2): 307-318
  • Wang, Y., Y. Chen, S. Rahman, and J. Froese. 2009. Tillage effects on soil penetration resistance and early crop growth for Red River clay. Canadian Biosystems Engineering, 51: 2.1-2.11
  • Rahman, S., and S. Mukhtar. 2008. Efficacy of a microbial treatment to reduce phosphorus and other substances from dairy lagoon effluent. Applied Engineering in Agriculture, 24(6): 809-819
  • Rahman, S., Y. Chen, J. Paliwal and B. Assefa. 2008. Models for manure distribution in soil following liquid manure injection. Transactions of the ASABE, 51(3): 873-879
  • Lapen, D. R., E. Topp, M. Edwards, L. Sabourin, W. Curnoe, N. Gottschall, P. Bolton, S. Rahman, B. Ball-Coelho, M. Payne, S. Kleywegt, and N. McLaughlin. 2008. Effect of Liquid Municipal Biosolid Application Method on Tile and Ground Water Quality. Journal of Environmental Quality, 37(3): 925-936
  • Mukhtar, S., S. Sadaka, A. L. Kenimer, S. Rahman. J. G. Mathis. 2008. Acidic and alkaline bottom ash and composted manure blends as a soil amendment. Bioresource Technology, 99(13): 5891- 5900
  • Mukhtar, S., L. A. Lazenby, S. Rahman. 2007. Evaluation of a synthetic tube dewatering systems for animal waste pollution control. Applied Engineering in Agriculture 23(5): 669-675
  • Rahman, S., Y. Chen and D. Lobb. 2005. Soil movement resulting from sweep-type manure injection tools. Biosystems Engineering 91(3): 379-392
  • Rahman, S., Y. Chen, Q. Zhang and D. A. Lobb. 2005. Evaluation methods on manure exposure from liquid manure injection tools. Canadian Biosystems Engineering 47: 6.9-6.16
  • Rahman, S., Y. Chen, K. Buckley and W. Akinremi. 2004. Slurry distribution in soil as influenced by slurry application micro-rate and injection tool type. Biosystems Engineering 89(4): 495-504
  • Rahman, S. and Y. Chen. 2001. Laboratory investigation on soil cutting forces and soil disturbances resulting from different manure incorporation tools in a loamy sand soil. Soil and Tillage Research 58 (1): 19-29
  • Rahman, S., Y. Chen, Q. Zhang, S. Tessier and S. Baidoo. 2001. Performance of a liquid manure injector in a soil bin and on established forages. Canadian Biosystems Engineering 43(2): 33-40
  • Rahman, S., V. M. Salokhe and A. D. Gupta. 1999. Performance evaluation of selected tube wells in Barind Tract of Bangladesh. Agricultural Mechanization in Asia, Africa, and Latin America 30(1): 92

Book Chapters

  • Borhan, M. S., S. Muktar, S. Capareda, and S. Rahman. 2012. Greenhouse gas emissions from housing and manure management systems at confined livestock operations. Waste Management- An Integrated Vision (Luis Fernando Marmolejo Rebellon, d.), pp. 259-296, InTech publisher Rijeka, Croatia.
  • Rahman, S. an T. R. Way. 2012. Manure management-poultry. Encyclopedia of Environmental Management. Encyclopedia of Environmental Maagement DOI:10.1081/E-EEM-120046664
  • Wiederholt, R. J., S. Rahman and A. Ehni. 2011. Calculating energy efficiency of applying fresh an composte manure to soil. In GIS Applications in Agriculture - Nutrient Management for Improving Energy Efficiency. Volume 2, pp. 265-275, CRC Press, New York.

Extension Publications

  • Rahman, S., M. S. Borhan, C. L. Engel, and V. L. Anderson. 2013. Effect of pen bedding and feeding high-crude protein diets on manure composition and feedlot pen surface temperature. 2013 North Dakota Beef Report, NDSU. pp 23-26
  • Rahman, S., T. Scherer, A. Rahman, and J. Lang. 2013. Water quality of runoff from beef cattle feedlots. NDSU Extension Publication No. WQ1667
  • Rahman, S. and R. Wiederholt. 2012. Options for land application of solid manure. NDSU Extension Publication No. NM1613.
  • Payne, J., J. Bonhotal, and S. Rahman. 2012. Livestock and poultry mortality management. Learning module, eXtension.
  • Rahman, S., A. Rahman, and R. Wiederholt. 2011. Vegetative filter strips reduce feedlot runoff pollutants. NDSU Extension Publication No. NM1591.
  • Rahman, S. and K. Rockeman. 2011. Manure spills: What you need to know and environmental consequences. NDSU Extension Publication No. NM1555.
  • Rahman, S., A. Aakre, K. Rockeman and C. Augustin. 2011. Liquid level marker or depth marker for earthen runoff ponds. NDSU Extension Publication No. NM1514.
  • Rahman, S. and C. Stoltenow. 2010. On-farm turkey mortality composting and management issues under North Dakota climatic conditions. NDSU Extension Publication No. NM1487.
  • Augustin, C. and S. Rahman. 2010. Composting animal manures: A guide to the process and management of animal manure, NDSU Extension Publication No. NM1478.
  • Rahman, S., T. Dvorak, C. Stoltenow, S. Mukhtar. 2009. Animal carcass disposal options, NDSU Extension Publication No. NM1422.
  • Rahman, S. R. Wiederholt, Y. Chen. 2009. Land application of manure and environmental concerns. NDSU Extension Publication No. NM1407
  • Rahman, S., S. Mukhtar and R. Wiederholt. 2008. Managing odor nuisance and dust from cattle feedlots. NDSU Extension Publication No. NM1391
  • S. Rahman. 2012. Composting Turkey Carcasses in the Northern Climate. Submitted to North Dakota Turkey Board (Project No. FAR0017081).
  • S. Rahman and D. Newman. 2010. Odor, ammonia and hydrogen sulfide emissions from swine facility in North Dakota. Submitted to North Dakota Pork Council (Project No. FAR0014808).

Editor Reviewed Proceedings

  • Gautam, D. P., S. Rahman, M. S. Borhan and A. N. Bezbaruah. 2013. Applications of nanoparticles (NPs) in livestock manure and their effects on air emissions. In International Symposium on Animal Environment and Welfare, October 19-22, 2013, Rongchang, Chongqing, China.
  • S. Rahman. 2012. Suitability of sunflower‐hulls‐based turkey litter for seasonal on‐farm turkey carcass composting. Proc. 4th International Animal By-products Symposium, May 21–24, 2012, Dearborn, MI.
  • Mukhtar, S., A. Mutlu and S. Rahman. 2008. Management of dairy operations to prevent excessive ammonia emissions. Proc. Mitigating Air Emissions from Animal Feeding Operations Conference, Iowa State University Des Moines, IA. May19-21, 2008.

Research Presentations

  • N. Libone, S. Rahman, D. Doettkot, S. Olet, and M. L. Khaitsa. 2013. Shigatoxin producing Escherichia coli burden in cattle feedlot runoff. 2013 annual Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases (CRWAD) Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, December 8-10, 2013.
  • M.S. Borhanz, D. Gautam*, C. Engel, V. Anderson, S. Rahman. 2013. Application of Nanoparticles (NPs) in Livestock Manure and Their Effects on Air Emissions. 2013 ASABE Annual International Meeting, Kansas City, Missouri, July 21-24, 2013.
  • D. Gautam*, M.S. Borhanz, S. Rahman, G. Liu. 2013. Effects of Bedding and Feeding High Crude Protein on Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Feedlot Pen Surfaces. 2013 ASABE Annual International Meeting, Kansas City, Missouri, July 21-24, 2013.
  • Rahman*, A. and S. Rahman. 2012. Effect of pH in vegetative filter strips in reducing manure borne soluble nutrients runoff. 2012 ASABE Annual International Meeting, Dallas, TX, July 29- August 1, 2012.
  • Rahman, S., M. S. Borhanz, and K. Swanson. 2012. Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from beef cattle pen surfaces In North Dakota, 2012 ASABE Annual International Meeting, Dallas, TX, July 29-August 1, 2012.
  • Borhanz, M. S., S. Rahman, and H. Ahn. 2012. Dry Anaerobic Co-digestion of Beef Cattle Manure and Corn Stover. 2012 NC-ASABE Annual International Meeting, Fargo, ND, March 30-31, 2012.
  • Atandi*, E. and S. Rahman. 2012. Organic loading and canola meal oil content impacts in dairy manure co-digestion. 2012 NC-ASABE Annual International Meeting, Fargo, ND, March 30-31, 2012.
  • Vargas-Ramirez, J. M., D. Haagenson, S. Rahman, and D. P. Wiesenborn. 2012. Change in Fermentable Sugars in Sugar Beets Stored Anaerobically. 2012 NC-ASABE Annual International Meeting, Fargo, ND, March 30-31, 2012.
  • Rahman, S. 2011. Odor, ammonia and hydrogen sulfide concentration and emissions from two gestation-farrowing barns in North Dakota. 2011 ASABE Annual International Meeting, Louisville, KY, August 8-10, 2011.
  • Atandi*, E. and S. Rahman. 2011. Suitability of canola meal for anaerobic co-digestion of dairy manure. 2011 ASABE Annual International Meeting, Louisville, KY, August 8-10, 2011.
  • Rahman*, A. and S. Rahman. 2011. Efficacy of vegetative filter strip to minimize solids and nutrients from feedlot runoff. 2011 ASABE Annual International Meeting, Louisville, KY, August 8-10, 2011.
  • Rahman, S., and D. Newman. 2010. Efficacy of bacterial treatment to mitigate odor, ammonia and hydrogen sulfide emissions from gestation-farrowing barns in North Dakota. 2010 ASABE Annual International Meeting, Pittsburg, PA, June 20-23, 2010.
  • Rahman, S., S. Mukhtar. 2010. On-farm turkey carcass composting using sunflower hulls-based turkey litter in North Dakota climatic conditions. 2010 ASABE Annual International Meeting, Pittsburg, PA, June 20-23, 2010.
  • Rahman, S., D. Newman, and Q. Zhang. 2009. Odor, ammonia and hydrogen sulfide emissions from swine facilities in North Dakota. 2009 ASABE Annual International Meeting. Reno, Nevada, June 21- June 24, 2009
  • Borhan, S., S. Mukhtar, J. Zhu, and S. Rahman. 2009. Evaluation of a Low-Cost Surface Aeration System in an Aerobic Poultry Lagoon in Texas. 2009 ASABE Annual International Meeting. Reno, Nevada, June 21- June 24, 2009
  • Rahman, S., S. Mukhtar, J. Zhu. 2008. Fabrication and performance evaluation of a surface aeration system to control odor from an aerobic poultry lagoon at Texas. 2008 ASABE Annual International Meeting. Rhode Island, June 29- July 2, 2008
  • Rahman, S., and S. Mukhtar. 2008. Efficacy of a WTS® microbial treatment to reduce phosphorus and other substances from dairy lagoon effluent. 2008 ASABE Annual International Meeting. Rhode Island, June 29- July 2, 2008
  • Mukhtar, S., A. Mutlu, and S. Rahman. 2008. Management of Dairy Operations to Prevent Excessive Ammonia Emissions. Mitigating Air Emissions from Animal Feeding Operation Conference, Des Moines, Iowa, May 19-21, 2008
  • Rahman, S., and S. Mukhtar. 2007. Efficacy of a microbial treatment to reduce phosphorus and other substances from dairy lagoon effluent. 2007 National Conference on Agriculture and the Environment. Monterey, CA, November 7-9, 2007
  • Mukhtar, S., and S. Rahman. 2007. New technologies (Geotube® and microbial treatment) to reduce phosphorus and other substances from dairy lagoon effluent. 15th National Nonpoint Source Monitoring Workshop. Austin, TX, August 26-30, 2007
  • Xin, H., S. Rahman, J. Arthur, R. Burns, S. Roberts, Z. Zhu, H. Li, L. Moody and K. Bregendahl. 2007. Effects of laying hen genetics on nitrogen balance and ammonia emissions. 2007 ASABE Annual International Meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota, June 17-20, 2007
  • Rahman, S., E. Topp, M. Edwards and D. Lapen. 2006. E. coli persistence of liquid swine manure and liquid municipal biosolids in repacked sand columns with artificial macropores. ASABE Paper No. 062194. 2006 ASABE Annual International Meeting, Portland, Oregon, July 9-12, 2006
  • Wang; Y., Y. Chen and S. Rahman. 2006. Tillage effects on soil strength and crop growth for Red River clay. CSBE Paper No. 06202. 2006 CSBE Annual Meeting, Edmonton, Alberta, July 16-19, 2006
  • Rahman, S., Y. Chen, Q. Zhang and D. A. Lobb. 2004. Sweep injection tool effects on soil surface profile, manure exposure, and odour emissions. ASAE Paper No. 044076. 2004 ASAE/CSAE Annual International Meeting- August 1-4 2004, Ottawa, ON
  • Rahman, S., Y. Chen and K. Buckley. 2004. Manure distribution in soil following liquid manure injection. ASAE Paper No. 042207. 2004 ASAE/CSAE Annual International Meeting- August 1-4 2004, Ottawa, ON
  • Rahman, S., Y. Chen and D. A. Lobb. 2002. Movement of soil by sweep injection tools. ASAE Paper No. 021141. 2002 ASAE/CSAE Annual International Meeting- July 28-31 2002, Chicago, Illinois
  • Rahman, S., D. A. Lobb and Y. Chen. 2002. Size and density of point-tracer for use in soil translocation studies. 45th Annual MSSS Meeting, February 5-6 2002, Winnipeg, MB Canada
  • Rahman, S., Y. Chen, Q. Zhang and S. Baidoo. 2000. Evaluation of a liquid manure injector in the soil bin and grassland condition. CSAE/SCGR Paper No. AFL100. CSAE/SCGR Annual International Meeting- July 15–19, 2000 Winnipeg, MB Canada

Extension Presentations

  • Presented nutrient management and air quality research activities at NDSU Beef cattle complex, Comprehensive Nutrient Management Program (CNMP) group, 11/18/2013
  • Water absorption capacity of different horse bedding materials and gaseous concentrations in bedded stalls. Big Iron, Fargo, 09/10/2013-09/12/2013
  • Effects of pen bedding and protein levels on manure composition and greenhouse gas emissions from feedlot pen surfaces, Field Day Carrington REC, 07/16/2013, Presenter.
  • Anaerobic co-digestion of livestock manure and corn stover/DDGS to reduce odor and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from manure management, North Dakota Corn Council meeting, 01/24/2013, Fargo, ND, Presenter.
  • Municipal solid waste management and composting. Waste Management Committee Meeting of RUSTIC, 09/19/2012, Khulna, Bangladesh, Provided technical assistance and hands-on-training for 10 days (Sep 9-20, 2012), Presenter.
  • Mortality disposal options and composting, Carrington REC, ND, Planner, Organizer and Presenter, 08/21/2012.
  • 4th International animal by-products symposium, Dearborn, MI, Presenter and Participant, 05/21/2012–05/24/2012.
  • Odor, ammonia, hydrogen sulfide, and greenhouse gas emissions from swine gestation-farrowing operations in North Dakota, North Dakota Pork Council Board meeting, 05/11/2012, Seven Seas, Mandan
  • Greenhouse gas emissions from livestock production facilities in North Dakota. North Dakota Nutrient Management Advisory Board Meeting, 04/10/2012, Doublewood Inn, Bismarck, ND
  • Vegetative Filter Strips to Reduce Feedlot Runoff Pollutants and Pathogen, NDSU 2011 Extension/REC Fall Conference, 11/02/2011, Holiday Inn, Fargo, ND
  • Animal feeding operations and Environmental Concern, NDSU 2011 Extension/REC Spring Conference, 03/31/2011, Holiday Inn, Fargo, ND
  • Manure spill, emergency action plan and environmental concerns. NDSU Nutrient Management Training, NCI feed mill, Fargo, 03/24/2011
  • Greenhouse gas emissions from livestock facilities. North Dakota Corn Council. NCI Auditorium. Fargo, 01/25/2011
  • Demonstrated swine carcass composting process and talked to producer. 12/01/2010.
  • Carcass disposal options, CAFO School, Bismarck, 02/12/2010
  • Demonstrated turkey carcass composting process and talked to producer on multiple occasions in 2009 and 2010. A letter from client is attached.
  • Turkey carcass composting, North Dakota Turkey Federation Board Meeting, Fargo, ND, 12/11/2009
  • Carcass disposal options (Livestock Inservice, Washburn, September 09, 2009), Group addressed – Livestock Extension specialists and agents
  • Livestock carcass composting (Carrington REC, August 19, 2009), Group addressed – NRCS folks and livestock producers
  • Carcass disposal options (Livestock Marketing Association Annual Meeting, June 11, 2009), Group addressed – Livestock auction marketing folks
  • Manure Application Technologies (Carrington REC, March 11, 2009), Group addressed – NRCS staffs and livestock producers
  • Overview of Manure Management (Livestock Inservice, Washburn, September 03, 2008), Group addressed – Livestock Extension specialists and agents
  • CNMP Planning in Relation to Water Quality (The Soil and Water Conservation Society & Professional Soil Classifiers Association Annual Meeting, October 09, 2008, Dickinson, ND), Group addressed – Soil and water conservation group
  • Manure Handling and Management (Fall Conference, October 30, 2008, Fargo, ND), Group addressed – Extension specialists and agents

Invited presentations

  • Ongoing research and Extension activities at NDSU. National Institute of Animal Science (NIAS) and Chungnam National University (CNU) in South Korea 10/12/2013 -10/18/2013. Group addressed: Researchers, faculties, and students.
  • Manure management and air quality research highlights at NDSU. Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Çanakkale and Namik Kemal University, Tekirdağ, Turkey, 05/31/2013 - 06/09/2013. Group addressed: Researchers, faculties, and students.
  • Manure application method and environmental concern (West Central Inc. Spring Agronomy Conference, Holiday Inn, 03/03/2011), Group addressed: Pesticide dealers, wholesale distributor of crop protection products, stakeholders.
  • Carcass disposal options (Livestock Marketing Association Annual Meeting, June 11, 2009), Group addressed – Livestock auction marketing folks.
  • CNMP Planning in Relation to Water Quality (The Soil and Water Conservation Society & Professional Soil Classifiers Association Annual Meeting, October 09, 2008, Dickinson, ND), Group addressed – Soil and water conservation group.

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