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A Summary of Agricultural Air Quality Perceptions in Virginia
Virginia Cooperative Extension (2010)
  • Jactone Arogo-Ogejo, Virginia State University
  • Nancy K. Franz, Dr., Virginia State University
  • Kurt Stephenson, Virginia State University

As part of our project “Integrating Education and Development of a Biodegradable Litter Amendment to Mitigate Ammonia Emissions from Poultry House” funded by the National Institute for Food and Agriculture, research project (#2009-55112-05214), we conducted four listening sessions on agricultural air quality with 44 agricultural agency representatives, farmers, and Extension agents/specialists, across Virginia. The purpose of the listening sessions was to gather information from the community (stakeholders) about their perceptions, concerns, what they would like to know, and who should be educated about agricultural air quality. We made a short presentation to introduce the subject and then solicited stakeholder reaction. These meetings were very informal but facilitated to meet the project objectives. Meals were served at each meeting. The common themes from these sessions are found below.

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Jactone Arogo-Ogejo, Nancy K. Franz and Kurt Stephenson. "A Summary of Agricultural Air Quality Perceptions in Virginia" Virginia Cooperative Extension (2010)
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