Shafiqur Rahman Publications

Refereed Journal Publications

(*Graduate students/**Visiting scholars/***Research specialists directly supervised)

  1. Bhowmik, A., A. Fortuna, L. Cihacek, S. Rahman, and M.S. Borhan. 2017. Use of laboratory incubation techniques to estimate greenhouse gas footprints from conventional and no-tillage organic agroecosystems. Soil Biology and Biochemistry (Accepted)
  2. Keomanivong, F., M. Ruch, J. Liu, J. Kirsch, M. Bauer, C. Dahlen, M. Kapphahn, M. S. Borhan, S. Rahman, and K. C. Swanson. 2017. Influence of dry-rolled corn processing and distiller’s grain inclusion rate on ruminal pH, ammonia and volatile fatty acid concentration, in vitro methane production and enzyme activity. Animal Feed Science and Technology (Accepted)
  3. Wang**, D., Q. Duan, Y. Li, X. Tian, S. Rahman. 2017. Investigation of a solar-biogas hybrid energy system for heating, fuel supply and power generation. International Journal of Energy Research (Accepted)
  4. Borhan***, M.S., S. Rahman, and N. Sarker*. 2017. Dry scrubbing of hydrogen sulfide gas using nano zinc oxide coated glass beads. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. (Accepted)
  5. Gautam*, D. P., S. Rahman, A. Fortuna, M. S. Borhan, B. Saini-Eidukat, A. N. Bezbaruah. 2016. Characterization of zinc oxide nanoparticles (nZnO) alginate beads in reducing gaseous emission from swine manure. Environmental Technology, 38(9): 1061- 1074.
  6. Gautam*, D. P., S. Rahman, M. S. Borhan, C. Engel. 2016. The effect of feeding a high fat diet on manure composition and gaseous emission from the manure of beef cattle feedlot. Journal of Animal Science and Technology, 58:22; DOI: 10.1186/s40781-016-0104-6
  7. Gautam*, D. P.,S. Rahman, A. N. Bezbaruah, and M. S. Borhan. 2016. Evaluation of calcium alginate entrapped nano zinc oxide to reduce gaseous emissions from liquid dairy manure. Applied Engineering in Agriculture, 32(1): 89-102
  8. Thapa*, A.,S. Rahman, and C. W. Lee. 2016. Remediation of feedlot nutrients runoff by hydroponic treatment. Agric Eng Int: CIGR Journal. 18 (1):1-18
  9. Balangoda*, A.,S. Rahman., and G. Padmanabhan. 2015. Effects of intermittent artificial circulation in summer months on chlorophyll a concentration in a small eutrophic impoundment. American Journal of Environmental Sciences,11(5): 380-391
  10. Thapa*, A.,S. Rahman, and M. S. Borhan. 2015. Remediation of feedlot nutrients runoff by electrocoagulation process. American Journal of Environmental Sciences, 11(5): 366-379
  11. Kim, S., M. Lee**, H. Kim, I. Hong, H. Ahn, S. Rahman, K. Jeong, and J. Lee. 2015. Inactivation effect according to the Thermophilic Aerobic Oxidation process of Encephalomyocarditis virus in swine manure. Journal of the Faculty of Agriculture, Kyushu University, 60(2): 485-492
  12. Tabe*, N.,S. Rahman, E. Tabe, D. Doetkott, A. B. Ekiri, and M. L. Khaitsa. 2015. The occurrence of Escherichia coli and Salmonella species in cattle feedlot runoff in North Dakota. Food Protection Trends, 36(1): 33-42.
  13. Kizil, Ü, L. Genç, S. Rahman, M.L. Khaitsa, and T.T. Genç. 2015. Design and test of a low cost electronic nose system in the identification of salmonella enterica in poultry manure. Transactions of the ASABE, 58(3):819-826
  14. Kizil**, U., L. Genç, T. T. Genç,S. Rahman, and M. Khaitsa. 2015. E-nose identification of salmonella enterica in poultry manure. British Poultry Science, 56(2): 149-156
  15. Simsek, H., B. Cemek**, M. S. Odabas, and S. Rahman. 2015. Estimation of nutrient concentrations in runoff from beef cattle feedlot using adaptive neuro-fuzzy inference system. Neural Network World, 5(15): 501-518
  16. Rahman, S., and M.S. Borhan***. 2014. Electrolysis of swine manure effluents using three different electrodes Fe-Fe, Al-Al and Fe-Al. American Journal of Agricultural and Biological Sciences, 9(4): 490-502.
  17. Adham, M. I., S. M. Shirazi, F. Othman,S. Rahman, Z. Yusop, and Z. Ismail. 2014. Runoff potentiality of a watershed through SCS and functional data analysis technique. The Scientific World Journal, vol. 2014, Article ID 379763, 15 pages, 2014. doi:10.1155/2014/379763
  18. Borhan***, M. S.,S. Rahman, and C. Hammer. 2014. Water absorption capacity of flax and pine horse bedding and gaseous concentrations in bedded stalls. Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 34: 611-618
  19. Rahman*,A.,S. Rahman, and L. Cihacek. 2014. Influence of soil pH in vegetative filter strips to reduce soluble nutrients transport. Environmental Technology, 35(14):1744-1752
  20. DeSutter, T., L. Cihacek, and S. Rahman. 2014. 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, 34(1):303-311
  21. Cemek**, B.,S. Rahman, and A. Rahman*. 2013. Artificial neural network for predicting nutrients concentration in runoff from beef cattle feedlot. Environmental Engineering and Management Journal, 12(12): 2385-2396.
  22. 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
  23. 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(1): 124.
  24. 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
  25. Borhan***, M.S.,S. Rahman, and H. Ahn. 2012. Dry anaerobic digestion of fresh feedyard manure: A case study in a laboratory settingInternational Journal of Emerging Sciences, 2(4), 509-525
  26. Rahman, S. 2012. Suitability of sunflower-hulls-based turkey litter for on-farm turkey carcass composting. Canadian Biosystems Engineering, 54: 6.1-6.8.
  27. 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.
  28. 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 (doi:10.7726/ajbb.2012.1001).
  29. 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 (doi:10.4172/2165-784X.1000117).
  30. Atandi*, E., and S. Rahman. 2012. Suitability of canola meal for anaerobic co-digestion of dairy manure. Biological Engineering Transactions, 5(2): 71-86.
  31. Atandi*, E., and S. Rahman. 2012. Prospect of anaerobic co-digestion of dairy manure-A review. Environmental Technology Reviews, 1(1): 127-135
  32. 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.
  33. Rahman, S., H. Xin, S.A. Roberts, J.A. Arthur, R.T. Burns, H. Li, Z. Zhu, L.B. Moody, and K. Bregendahl. 2012. Effects of laying-hen variety on manure properties and ammonia emission. Transactions of the ASABE, 55(3): 1059-1065.
  34. 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.
  35. Chen, Y., A. Kumar, M. A. Sadek, and 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.
  36. Rahman, S., T. DeSutter, and 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.
  37. Mukhtar, S.,M.S. Borhan,S. Rahman, and J. Zhu. 2010.Evaluation of a field-scale surface aeration system in an anaerobic poultry lagoon. Applied Engineering in Agriculture, 26(2): 307-318.
  38. 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.
  39. 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.
  40. 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.
  41. 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 qualityJournal of Environmental Quality, 37(3): 925-936.
  42. Mukhtar, S., S. Sadaka, A. L. Kenimer, S. Rahman, and J. G. Mathis. 2008. Acidic and alkaline bottom ash and composted manure blends as a soil amendment. Bioresource Technology, 99(13): 5891- 5900.
  43. Mukhtar, S., L. A. Lazenby, and S. Rahman. 2007. Evaluation of a synthetic tube dewatering systems for animal waste pollution control. Applied Engineering in Agriculture, 23(5): 669-675.
  44. Rahman, S., Y. Chen, and D. Lobb. 2005. Soil movement resulting from sweep-type manure injection tools. Biosystems Engineering, 91(3): 379-392.
  45. Rahman, S., Y. Chen, Q. Zhang, and D. A. Lobb. 2005. Evaluation methods of manure exposure from liquid manure injection tools. Canadian Biosystems Engineering, 47: 6.9-6.16.
  46. 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.
  47. 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.
  48. 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.

Book Chapters

  1. 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.
  2. Rahman, S. and T. R. Way. 2012. Manure management-poultry. Encyclopedia of Environmental Management. DOI:10.1081/E-EEM-120046664
  3. Wiederholt, R. J., S. Rahman and A. Ehni. 2011. Calculating energy efficiency of applying fresh and composted manure to soil. In GIS Applications in Agriculture, Volume 2 - Nutrient Management for Energy Efficiency. pp. 265-275, CRC Press, New York.

Extension Publications

  1. 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
  2. Rahman, S., T. Scherer, A. Rahman, and J. Lang. 2013. Water quality of runoff from beef cattle feedlots. NDSU Extension Publication No. WQ1667
  3. Rahman, S. and R. Wiederholt. 2012. Options for land application of solid manure. NDSU Extension Publication No. NM1613.
  4. Payne, J., J. Bonhotal, and S. Rahman. 2012. Livestock and poultry mortality management. Learning module, eXtension.
  5. Rahman, S., A. Rahman, and R. Wiederholt. 2011. Vegetative filter strips reduce feedlot runoff pollutants. NDSU Extension Publication No. NM1591.
  6. Rahman, S. and K. Rockeman. 2011. Manure spills: What you need to know and environmental consequences. NDSU Extension Publication No. NM1555.
  7. 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.
  8. Rahman, S. and C. Stoltenow. 2010. On-farm turkey mortality composting and management issues under North Dakota climatic conditions. NDSU Extension Publication No. NM1487.
  9. Augustin, C. and S. Rahman. 2010. Composting animal manures: A guide to the process and management of animal manure, NDSU Extension Publication No. NM1478.
  10. Rahman, S.,T. Dvorak, C. Stoltenow, and S. Mukhtar. 2009. Animal carcass disposal options, NDSU Extension Publication No. NM1422.
  11. Rahman,S. R. Wiederholt, and Y. Chen. 2009. Land application of manure and environmental concerns. NDSU Extension Publication No. NM1407
  12. Rahman,S., S. Mukhtar and R. Wiederholt. 2008.Managing odor nuisance and dust from cattle feedlots. NDSU Extension Publication No. NM1391

Editor Reviewed Proceedings

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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

(*Graduate students/**Visiting scholars/***Research specialists directly supervised)

  1. Rahman, S., A. Bezbaruah, A. Fortuna, and M.S. Borhan***. 2015. Fate and transport of zinc and silver nanoparticles in livestock manure and their impacts on the environment. Nanoscale Science and Engineering for Agriculture & Food Systems Gordon Research Conference, Bentley University, Waltham, MA, June 7-12, 2015
  2. Gautam*, D.,S. Rahman, A.N. Bezbaruah, A. Fortuna, and M.S. Borhan***. 2015. Innovative Approach of Nanoparticles application in Livestock Manure and Associated Mechanism to Reduce Gaseous Emission. 2015 ASABE North Central Intersectional Conference, Fargo, North Dakota, April 10-11, 2015.
  3. Borhan***, M. S., and S. Rahman. 2015. Dry scrubbing of H2S gas using Nano zinc oxide coated glass beads. 2015 ASABE North Central Intersectional Conference, Fargo, North Dakota, April 10-11, 2015.
  4. Doscher, F.E., M.C. Ruch, J. D. Kirsch, C.R. Dahlen, S. Rahman, M.S. Borhan, M. L. Bauer, and K.C. Swanson. 2015. Determining the impact grain source and distiller’s grain fat level on in vitro enteric carbon dioxide and methane production and ruminal pH in cattle. 2015 ASABE North Central Intersectional Conference, Fargo, North Dakota, April 10-11, 2015.
  5. Doscher, F.E., M. A. Rodenhuis, M.C. Ruch, M. S. Crouse, J. D. Kirsch, M.L. Bauer, M.S. Borhan, S. Rahman, and K.C. Swanson. 2015. Influence of dry-rolled corn processing and distillers grain inclusion rate on rumen pH, VFA and NH3concentration and in vitro methane production. 2015 American Society of Animal Science Midwest Meeting in Des Moines, IA, March 16-18, 2015.
  6. Gautam*,D.,S. Rahman, M.S. Borhan***, and A.N. Bezbaruah. 2013. Application of nanoparticles (NPs) in livestock manure and their effects on air emissions. International Symposium on Animal Environment and Welfare (ISAEW)”, Chongqing, China, October 19-22, 2013
  7. Libone*, N., S. Rahman, D. Doettkot, S. Olet, and M. L. Khaitsa. 2013. Shigatoxin producing Escherichia coli and Salmonella in cattle feedlot runoff. 2013 annual Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases (CRWAD) Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, December 8-10, 2013.
  8. M.S. Borhan***, 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.
  9. D. Gautam*, M.S. Borhan***, 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.
  10. 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.
  11. Rahman, S., M. S. Borhan***, 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.
  12. Borhan***, 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. 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, Pittsburgh, PA, June 20-23, 2010.
  19. Rahman, S., and S. Mukhtar. 2010. On-farm turkey carcass composting using sunflower hulls-based turkey litter in North Dakota climatic conditions. 2010 ASABE Annual International Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, June 20-23, 2010.
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. Rahman, S., S. Mukhtar, and 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. Mukhtar, S., and S. Rahman. 2007. New technologies (Geotube® and microbial treatment) to reduce phosphorus and other substances from dairy lagoon effluent. 15thNational Nonpoint Source Monitoring Workshop. Austin, TX, August 26-30, 2007
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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

  1. Presented nutrient management and air quality research activities at NDSU Beef cattle complex, Comprehensive Nutrient Management Program (CNMP) group, 11/18/2013
  2. Water absorption capacity of different horse bedding materials and gaseous concentrations in bedded stalls. Big Iron, Fargo, 09/10/2013-09/12/2013
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. Mortality disposal options and composting, Carrington REC, ND, Planner, Organizer and Presenter, 08/21/2012.
  7. 4th International animal by-products symposium, Dearborn, MI, Presenter and Participant, 05/21/2012–05/24/2012.
  8. 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
  9. Greenhouse gas emissions from livestock production facilities in North Dakota. North Dakota Nutrient Management Advisory Board Meeting, 04/10/2012, Doublewood Inn, Bismarck, ND
  10. Vegetative Filter Strips to Reduce Feedlot Runoff Pollutants and Pathogen, NDSU 2011 Extension/REC Fall Conference, 11/02/2011, Holiday Inn, Fargo, ND
  11. Animal feeding operations and Environmental Concern, NDSU 2011 Extension/REC Spring Conference, 03/31/2011, Holiday Inn, Fargo, ND
  12. Manure spill, emergency action plan and environmental concerns. NDSU Nutrient Management Training, NCI feed mill, Fargo, 03/24/2011
  13. Greenhouse gas emissions from livestock facilities. North Dakota Corn Council. NCI Auditorium. Fargo, 01/25/2011
  14. Demonstrated swine carcass composting process and talked to producer. 12/01/2010.
  15. Carcass disposal options, CAFO School, Bismarck, 02/12/2010
  16. Demonstrated turkey carcass composting process and talked to producer on multiple occasions in 2009 and 2010. A letter from client is attached.
  17. Turkey carcass composting, North Dakota Turkey Federation Board Meeting, Fargo, ND, 12/11/2009
  18. Carcass disposal options (Livestock Inservice, Washburn, September 09, 2009),Group addressed – Livestock Extension specialists and agents
  19. Livestock carcass composting (Carrington REC, August 19, 2009), Group addressed – NRCS folks and livestock producers
  20. Carcass disposal options (Livestock Marketing Association Annual Meeting, June 11, 2009),Group addressed – Livestock auction marketing folks
  21. Manure Application Technologies (Carrington REC, March 11, 2009), Group addressed – NRCS staffs and livestock producers
  22. Overview of Manure Management (Livestock Inservice, Washburn, September 03, 2008),Group addressed – Livestock Extension specialists and agents
  23. 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
  24. Manure Handling and Management (Fall Conference, October 30, 2008, Fargo, ND),Group addressed – Extension specialists and agents

Invited presentations

  1. Mortality Management and Disposal Options at the International Conference on Sustainable Agriculture and Environment held at Konya, Turkey, 10/01/2015.
  2. Ongoing research and Extension activities at NDSU. Energy System Engineering Department at Necmettin Erbakan University and Environmental Engineering at Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey 10/01/2013 and 10/02/2015.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. Carcass disposal options (Livestock Marketing Association Annual Meeting, June 11, 2009),Group addressed – Livestock auction marketing folks.
  7. 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.