Free ag assessment tool to be introduced

A webinar Aug. 20 is designed to help poultry and livestock producers learn about a new assessment tool that can help them reduce air emissions.

The National Air Quality Assessment Tool and can be found at It addresses eight concerns that relate to air emissions: animals and housing, feed and water, collection and transfer of manure, manure storage, land application, mortalities, on-farm records and public perception.

The webinar, which begins at 1:30 p.m., is being hosted by the Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center, a part of eXtension, an educational partnership of land grant universities, including Kansas State University Research and Extension..

More information on the webcast is available at