Courses of Study 2013-2014 
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Courses of Study 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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VTMED 6430 - Veterinary Perspectives on Pathogen Control in Animal Manure

(also BEE 6430 , BIOMI 6430 )
Spring. (Eight weeks) 2 credits. Letter grades only.

Enrollment limited to: third- and fourth-year veterinary students, graduate students, advanced undergraduate students interested in agricultural engineering as related to animal manure management.

D. D. Bowman.

In-depth look at the management of pathogens in animal manures. Reviews the pathogens involved, the role of governing agencies, the survival of pathogens in the field, and methods of pathogen destruction. Discusses commercial methods of manure processing for the control of these pathogens for the protection of other animals and the human population. Concludes with class discussions with major stakeholders representing the dairy, beef, pork, and poultry industries and their understanding of the problem as it relates to veterinary students.

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