Biological Systems Engineering


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Written for presentation at the 2006 ASABE Annual International Meeting, Sponsored by ASABE, Oregon Convention Center - Portland, Oregon. 9 - 12 July 2006. Copyright © 2006 R. Koelsch, M. Risse, J. Harrison, J. Heemstra, F. Humenik.


This paper describes a new national initiative to improve the delivery of science-based information to non-research customers. The vision of the Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center is to provide individuals involved in public policy issues, animal production, and delivery of technical services for confined animal systems with on-demand access to the nation’s best science-based resources that is responsive to priority and emerging environmental issues associated with animal agriculture. This paper describes the implementation plans for this project.