ASABE Revises Manure Odor Management Standard

The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) announces the publication of a newly revised standard on management of manure odors.

The revised standard, ASAE EP379.5 APR2012, Management of Manure Odors, corrects outdated acknowledges and includes updated reference information as noted in the most recent periodic review of the document. Additional wording clarifications, and format changes were also included in the revision.

ASABE members with standards access and those with site-license privileges can access the full-text via electronic download on the ASABE online Technical Library at Others can obtain a copy for a fee directly from the library or by contacting ASABE headquarters at [email protected]

ASABE is recognized worldwide as a standards developing organization for food, agricultural, and biological systems, with more than 240 standards currently in publication. Conformance to ASABE standards is voluntary, except where required by state, provincial, or other governmental requirements, and the documents are developed by consensus in accordance with procedures approved by the American National Standards Institute. For information on this or any other ASABE standard, contact Scott Cedarquist at 269-932-7031, [email protected] A current listing of all ASABE standards projects can be found on the ASABE web site at

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