Description: Manure Pathogens
Formed in 1928, the Water Environment Federation (WEF) is a not-for-profit technical and educational organization with 35,000 individual members and 81 affiliated member associations representing an additional 50,000 water quality professionals throughout the world. WEF and its member associations proudly work to achieve our mission of preserving and enhancing the global water environment.
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PREFACE
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If one goes on the World Wide Web and searches for the words “manure pathogens,” the search engine will return somewhere near 10 000 entries that deal with this topic. Similarly, if one queries the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural (USDA) Research Service (ARS) Web site, he or she will come across almost 5000 records dealing with this topic. However, at most colleges...
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For the purpose of this book, manure is excrement that has been naturally produced by animals as a routine part of their digestion and deposited in their holding area. Manure will often be mixed with urine, bedding, soil, water, and other typical materials generated as part of routine farming practices. This definition does not include feces within the intestinal tract of living or recently...
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Pathogens in manure raise concerns that animal producers and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) must address to protect and maintain not only livestock and poultry, but also food safety and environmental stewardship. As the conduit to...
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Processes typically used to treat manure are processes that have been used in the municipal wastewater industry to treat human waste. Many of these processes have been adapted for use on farms, but they are often dramatically modified for cost reasons. This chapter represents a brief introduction to the processes used for pathogen destruction. Subsequent chapters will discuss specific aspects of...
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Green Mountain Technologies (Whitingham, Vermont) produces a variety of in-vessel composting units of different scales for different purposes. Small units, like the Earth Tub, are designed for single dwellings or small commercial or education facilities, such as offices, restaurants, or school...
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Poultry manure-handling methods have changed over the years due to changes in poultry housing and watering equipment, environmental concerns, neighbor relations issues (e.g., odors and insects), and farm size. Industry professionals who think of manure as a resource rather than as a waste will be more successful at developing beneficial uses and markets for their manure.
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