When designing tanks, the total volume of material to be stored must be calculated. Guides on tank design, evaluation of animal waste volumes, and calculation of water and feed losses were recently updated. This guide provides a comprehensive calculation method that takes into account volumes of bedding added as well as feed and water losses.
From 2016 to 2017
Coexisting in an agricultural environment, Environmental regulations
This guide explains to growers and engineers how to build appropriate facilities for storing the manure of the main livestock breeds raised in Québec.
Growing Forward 2 | Ministère de l'Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l'Alimentation du Québec | Innov'Action Programme | Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada | Association des ingénieurs en agroalimentaire du Québec
The objective of the project was to demonstrate that next generation hog barn design (slatted floors over 2/3 or more of the area) generate less odor.
Researcher: Stéphane Godbout
This project will evaluate labour productivity and identify best practices and recommendations to boost the pork industry competitiveness.
Researcher: Luc Belzile
Stored pig manure is a major source of greenhouse gases. The main objective of this project was to demonstrate the long-term performance of a biofilter.