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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- Registration open for Fall Landscaping Symposium set Sept. 7 in San AngeloAug 18
SAN ANGELO — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Concho Valley Master Gardeners annual Fall Landscaping Symposium is just three weeks away and registration is now open. The eighth annual event will be held Sept. 7 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 7887 N. U.S. Highway 87 in San Angelo. Refreshments and […] The post Registration open for Fall Landscaping Symposium set Sept. 7 in San Angelo appeared first on AgriLife Today.
- Forage sorghum field tour set Sept. 4 near BushlandAug 17
AMARILLO - The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will present the Bushland Forage Sorghum Plot Tour beginning at 9 a.m. Sept. 4. The plots are located west of Amarillo. Exit Interstate 40 at Arnot Road and stay on the westbound interstate frontage road about a mile to Hill Drive. Turn north on Hill Drive for […] The post Forage sorghum field tour set Sept. 4 near Bushland appeared first on AgriLife Today.
- Texas A&M AgriLife aquaculture specialist addresses algae-related dog deathsAug 16
COLLEGE STATION – A rash of recent companion animal deaths related to cyanobacteria toxins prompted a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service aquaculture expert to offer information to alleviate fears. Todd Sink, Ph.D., AgriLife Extension aquaculture specialist, College Station, wanted to address recent stories involving companion animal deaths linked to toxins in surface water to assuage […] The post Texas A&M AgriLife aquaculture specialist addresses algae-related dog deaths appeared first on AgriLife Today.
- Central Texas airtanker base activated to help fight wildfires across the stateAug 16
AUSTIN — Texas A&M Forest Service is opening the Austin Airtanker Base at the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport to assist with increased wildfire activity across the state. Significant fire activity has increased recently, particularly in northwest Texas, Central Texas and the Cross Timbers region where hot and dry conditions persist and fuel loading is high. Critical […] The post Central Texas airtanker base activated to help fight wildfires across the state appeared first on AgriLife Today.
- Broner joins AgriLife Extension in Bexar County as new health, wellness educatorAug 16
SAN ANTONIO -- Jacob Broner has joined the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Bexar County as the new health and wellness educator. Broner, who began Aug. 12, will provide health and wellness educational outreach to residents of Bexar County in conjunction with agency programming. “Jacob will be a great addition to the agency and […] The post Broner joins AgriLife Extension in Bexar County as new health, wellness educator appeared first on AgriLife Today.
- Registration open for Fall Landscaping Symposium set Sept. 7 in San Angelo