Associate Professor of Air Quality Engineering
B.E., University of Southern Queensland, 1981
At Amarillo, Dr. Casey’s research programs involve air quality associated with confined livestock production. He is also an adjunct faculty member in the Division of Agriculture at West Texas A&M University (WTAMU) and an affiliated faculty member in the Biological and Agricultural Engineering Department at Texas A&M University (TAMU).
Before joining Texas A&M AgriLife Research, Ken was a Research Specialist at the University of Kentucky, working on a USDA-IFAFS funded, multi-state project on Ammonia Emissions from Poultry Housing. In Australia, Ken was a Principal Environmental Engineer leading a multi-disciplinary research program on the environmental impacts of intensive livestock facilities with the Queensland Department of Primary Industries.
Dr. Casey is a member of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE); Air and Waste Management Association (AWMA); American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE); Clean Air Society Australia and New Zealand (CASANZ); Multi-state Research Project S1025: Systems for Controlling Air Pollution Emissions and Indoor Environments of Poultry, Swine and Dairy Facilities; ASABE Committee SE-305: Environment Air Quality; ASABE Committee SE-405: Poultry Housing.
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- AgriLife Extension in Bexar County to offer Private Applicator TrainingOct 21
The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Bexar County will present a Private Applicator Training from 8:30 a.m.-noon Nov. 1 at its offices in San Antonio. The training will be held in Suite 208 of the Conroy Square office complex, 3355 Cherry Ridge Drive. “This training is for people who do not have a Texas […] The post AgriLife Extension in Bexar County to offer Private Applicator Training appeared first on AgriLife Today.
- Food manager certification training set Nov. 5-6 in PampaOct 21
A professional food manager certification training course will be offered Nov. 5-6 by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Gray County. The program will be at the Gray County Annex, 12125 Frederic St., Pampa. The fee will be $125, and preregistration is due Oct. 31. To register call 806-669-8033. The fee includes training, materials […] The post Food manager certification training set Nov. 5-6 in Pampa appeared first on AgriLife Today.
- State of the floral industry explainedOct 21
SAF makes vows to the industry He explained the plans for SAF through their vows to the industry. “The SAF board has made a vow to initiate the change needed to ensure our organization’s relevancy,” Gruenberg said. They made a vow to challenge tradition and the status quo by thinking boldly and being open to […] The post State of the floral industry explained appeared first on AgriLife Today.
- Working together against increasing global infectious diseases and pathogensOct 19
Texas A&M AgriLife and Texas A&M Division of Research hosts Coalition for Epi Response Engagement and Science In order to better protect U.S. agriculture, economy, and rural and urban communities from increasing global infectious diseases and pathogen threats, Texas A&M AgriLife and Texas A&M Division of Research hosted a consortium of universities, state animal health […] The post Working together against increasing global infectious diseases and pathogens appeared first on AgriLife Today.
- AgriLife puppies: Goat and sheep dogs in trainingOct 19
LGDs can be bonded to almost any species,” Costanzo said. “They also do a great job when bonded to poultry. Free-range poultry operations in California are using dogs to guard against predators.” Most likely the puppies will guard the flocks and herds belonging to AgriLife Research upon graduation. The plan is for two to remain […] The post AgriLife puppies: Goat and sheep dogs in training appeared first on AgriLife Today.
- AgriLife Extension in Bexar County to offer Private Applicator Training