Biological and Agricultural Engineering extension programs
offer information and skill-development to assist Arkansans in maintaining and improving their access to sustainable food, water and energy systems. Our programs provide a biological and systems perspective to the state-wide extension team. Expertise exists in nutrient management, design and practices for animal manure management; farm safety, grain drying, storage and handling, web and mobile-device information delivery, modeling of watersheds, climate-change variables, and biomass resources; irrigation, water use efficiency, air-emission quantification for control and mitigation of air-pollution, poultry-house indoor air-quality; poultry farm energy efficiency, thermal energy-conversion, and residential energy conservation and efficiency.
- Air Quality and Energy Efficiency in Poultry Housing
- Quantification of Emission and Transport of Air Pollutants
- Emission and Mitigation and Control Technologies
- Irrigation scheduling
- Water resource development
- Irrigation system technology development and alternative irrigation systems
- Crop water use
- Chemigation Irrigation scheduling
- Pumping plant performance
- Irrigation energy use
- Overall irrigation efficiency
- Livestock and Poultry Manure Management
- Educational Programs in Collection, Storage, and Land Application of Manure as an Animal Production By-Product Resource that has Potential Beneficial and Adverse Impacts on the Farming Operation and the Environment.