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Educating County Extension Agents in Mechanical Ventilation

Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan www.asabe.org

Citation:  Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 9(5): 469-477. (doi: 10.13031/2013.26011) @1993
Authors:   M. A. Veenhuizen, K. M. Mancl
Keywords:   Ventilation, Extension agents, Inservice education

A three-year educational program on animal environment and ventilating systems was initiated for county extension agents. The topics included: 1) mechanical ventilating systems; 2) natural ventilating systems; and 3) heating, cooling, and air tempering. The primary objectives were to increase county agent knowledge and understanding of ventilation principles and to increase agent-led instruction of livestock producers about ventilation.

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