Animal feed Research

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Shawn A. Hawkins
Associate Professor
Animal waste management

Groups and Facilities

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Size reduction and separation of biomass for energy production and bio-products.



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The Story of Cotton 
A look at the history, production and uses of cotton.


Recent Publications

Performance of Commercial Nonmethane Hydrocarbon Analyzers in Monitoring Oxygenated Volatile Organic Compounds Emitted from Animal Feeding Operations.  Trabue, S., K. W. Scoggin, L. L. McConnell, H. Li, R. T. Burns, H. Xin, R. S. Gates, A. Hasson, S. Oqunjemiyo, R. Maqhirang, and J. Hatfield.  2013.  Journal of Air and Waste Management, 63(10): 1163-72.

Can Residual Effects of Green Manure Cover Crops (GMCC) Solve N Fertilizer Challenges in Conservation Agriculture (CA) Systems of Southern Africa? Cheesman, S., Thierfelder, C., and N. S. Eash.  2012.  ASA/CSSA/SSSA Proceedings. [Abstract]

Does the use of subtherapeutic levels of penicillin in animal feed meet responsible and judicious use standards of the AVMA? Ray, D. E., and H. D. Schaffer.  2012.  MidAmerica Farmer Grower, 33(14). April 6, 2012.

Detection of Amino Acid QTL in Soybean Using the Universal Soy Linkage Panel 1.0 of 1536 SNPs Fallen, Benjamin, V. R. Pantalone, A. M. Saxton, F. L. Allen, and D. A. Kopsell.  2011.  ASA-CSSA-SSA International Meeting Abstracts. Oct. 16-19, 2011. San Antonio, TX. [Abstract]

Molecular cloning and biochemical characterization of an Endo-β-mannanase gene from soybean for soybean meal improvement.  Lin, J., V. R. Pantalone, Li, G.L., and F. Chen.  2011.  J. Agri. Food Chem., 59:4622-4628. [Abstract]

Croatian food industry by-products: co-digestion with swine manure vs. use as liquid animal feed.  Spajic, R., R. T. Burns, L. B. Moody, D. Kralik, V. Poznic, and G. Bishop.  2010.  Transactions of the ASABE., 53(4):1245-1250.

Watershed management in the ridge and valley region: lessons learned from the Pond Creek watershed Walker, F. R., L. Carmichael, and S. A. Hawkins.  2010.  Proceedings of the 2010 Land Grant and Sea Grant National Water Conference. [Abstract]

EPA Region 4 Inspections at Tennessee Confined Animal Feeding Operations? Hawkins, S. A., and F. R. Walker.  2009.  Proceedings of 19th Ann. Tenn. Water Res. Symp. April 15 to 17, 2009. Burns, TN. [Abstract]

The Revised Federal Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation Rule: What will it mean for Tennessee? Walker, F. R., and S. A. Hawkins.  2009.  Proceedings of 19th Ann. Tenn. Water Res. Symp. April 15 to 17, 2009. Burns, TN. [Abstract]

A Regulatory Primer for Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations.  Hawkins, S. A.  2008.  Tennessee Environmental News Network (March).

Foreign Investment in U.S. Industrial Animal Feeding Operations.  Schaffer, H. D., Yeast, M.A., and D. E. Ray.  2008.  Report to Pew Charitable Trusts.

Experiences in Preparing a CNMP Emergency Response Plan for a Tennessee Dairy Farm.  Grandle, G. F., L. B. Moody, R. T. Burns, and R. W. Anderson.  2003.  In Proceedings of 9th International Symposium Animal Agricultural and Food Processing Wastes, Raleigh, NC. ASAE, St. Joseph, MI, pp. 448-455. [Abstract]