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Research Interests

The broad mission of my program is to work with producers and communities to understand and continually improve the quality and productivity of livestock environments. My specific applied research interests lie at the intersection of measuring and communicating sustainability metrics.

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Projects 2018 2020

Research Output 2005 2019

Aerial nitrogen fluxes and soil nitrate in response to fall-applied manure and fertilizer applications in Eastern South Dakota

Mehata, M., Cortus, E., Niraula, S., Spiehs, M. J., Darrington, J., Chatterjee, A., Rahman, S. & Parker, D. B., Jan 1 2019, In : International Journal of Agronomy. 2019, 8572985.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
animal manures
fertilizer application
2 Citations (Scopus)

Beef manure and urea applied to corn show variable effects on nitrous oxide, methane, carbon dioxide, and ammonia

Niraula, S., Rahman, S., Chatterjee, A., Cortus, E. L., Mehata, M. & Spiehs, M. J., May 1 2019, In : Agronomy Journal. 111, 3, p. 1448-1467 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

cattle manure
nitrous oxide
animal manures

Cropland amendment with beef cattle manure minimally affects antimicrobial resistance

Miller, E., Spiehs, M., Arthur, T. M., Woodbury, B., Cortus, E., Chatterjee, A., Rahman, S. & Schmidt, J. W., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Environmental Quality. 48, 6, p. 1683-1693 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Escherichia coli

Dynamic heat flux measurements from finishing pigs

Cortus, E. L., Darrington, J. E. & Thaler, R. C., Jan 1 2019, In : Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 35, 4, p. 535-542 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heat flux
Video cameras

Empirical model of annual nitrous oxide emissions from open-lot beef cattle feedyard pens (version 2)

Parker, D. B., Casey, K. D., Cortus, E. L., Min, B. R., Waldrip, H. M., Woodbury, B. & Spiehs, M., Jan 1 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Nitrous Oxide
nitrous oxide
beef cattle