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.
- Research shows late-planted sorghum, other crops good alternatives to failed cottonJun 15
AMARILLO – The window for planting cotton may have been closed by too much rain, but a Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientist said past trials show producers could still benefit from all the moisture with dryland grain sorghum or corn or other alternative crops. “With all this moisture in the ground, producers still have an […] The post Research shows late-planted sorghum, other crops good alternatives to failed cotton appeared first on AgriLife Today.
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- Pew Latin American Fellows Program awardee to work with Texas A&M AgriLife ResearchJun 14
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- Youth track to be featured as part of Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short CourseJun 14
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- AgriLife Extension 2019 alternative crop replanting guide now available onlineJun 13
LUBBOCK -- The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s 17th annual late-planting guide, “2019 Alternative Crop Options after Failed Cotton and Late-Season Crop Planting for the Texas South Plains,” is now available online at https://tinyurl.com/yybmpbbo. “The annual guide is a ‘first things’ approach to helping farmers who have lost crops or have been unable to plant,” […] The post AgriLife Extension 2019 alternative crop replanting guide now available online appeared first on AgriLife Today.
- Research shows late-planted sorghum, other crops good alternatives to failed cotton