Siting Swine Facilities Using Iowa State's Community Assessment Model

Published on: 01/18/2018
Author/s : Steven Hoff, Jay Harmon and Colin Johnson / Iowa State University

Does It Make a Difference If a New Pig Barn is Built In an Area With Existing Barns? A model, called the Community Assessment Model for Odor Dispersion (CAM), was developed to predict receptor odor exposure from multiple swine production sources. The intended use of CAM was to provide a tool for evaluating the odor exposure to receptors in a community when siting new swine production systems and ...

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January 18, 2018
This is a great tool. I would highly encourage producers to use this tool for siting facilities. It takes the emotional assessment out of the discussion and focuses on true drivers.
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