Schmidt

Amy Schmidt

Animal Manure Management 

Office: 213 L.W. Chase Hall
Phone: (402) 472-0877
Email:
aschmidt@unl.edu

Education

Ph.D. In Biological Engineering from Mississippi State University, 2010
M.S. In Agricultural Engineering from Iowa State University, 1999
B.S. In Agricultural Engineering from Iowa State University, 1997

Appointment

Extension 30%
Research 40%
Animal Science 30%

Extension Interests
Research Interests
  • Nutrients fate and transport
  • Pathogen fate and transport
  • Water quality
Professional Recognition
  • Registered Professional Engineer in Mississippi
  • Epsilon Sigma Phi Early Career Service State Award
  • Mississippi State University State Pride Award for Faculty Excellence
  • ASAE Outstanding Paper Award
  • Epsilon Sigma Phi State Team Award
Professional Organizations
  • ASABE
  • National Pork Board Environment Committee
  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
  • Alpha Epsilon Honor Society
Selected Publications
Research Publications
  • Falkenberg, S.M., A. M. Schmidt, T. B. Schmidt, N.C. Burdick, J. O. Buntyn, J.W. Dailey, R.D. Randel, J. A. Carroll. 2012. Analysis of the optimal temporal sampling frequency to evaluate mean temperature response in cattle challenged with Lipopolysaccharide. J. Thermal Biology. (In review)
  • Sassenrath, G.F., J. Schneider and A.M. Schmidt. 2012. Parameterization of standard equations for determining daily evapotranspiration in the humid growing environment of the Mid-South. J. Irrigation and Drainage Research. (In review)
  • Schmidt, A.M., J. D. Davis, J. L.Purswell, and A. S. Kiess. 2011. Effect of moisture content on the heating profile in composted broiler litter. Transactions of the ASABE. (In review)
  • Schmidt, A.M., J. D. Davis, J. L.Purswell, Z. Fan, and A. S. Kiess. 2011. Analysis of the heating profile inwindrowed broiler litter. J Poultry Sci. (In review)
  • Ni, J-Q, A.J. Heber, T.T. Lim, P.C. Tao, and A.M. Schmidt. 2008. Methane and carbon dioxide emission from two pig finishing barns. J. Environ. Qual. 37:2001-2011.
  • Heber, A.J., J.-Q. Ni, T.-T. Lim, A.M. Schmidt, J. A. Koziel, P.C. Tao, D.B. Beasley, S.J. Hoff, R.E. Nicolai, L.D. Jacobson, and Y. Zhang. 2006. Quality assured measurements of animal building emissions: Gas concentrations. AWMA Journal 56:1472-1483.
  • Heber, A.J., T.-T. Lim; J.-Q. Ni; P.C. Tao, A.M. Schmidt, J.A. Koziel, S.J. Hoff, L.D. Jacobson, Y. Zhang, and G.B. Baughman. 2006. Quality assured measurements of animal building emissions: Particulate matter concentrations. AWMA Journal 56:1642-1648.
  • Fulhage, C., A. Schmidt, and J. Lory. 2005. Long Term Sludge and Nutrient Accumulation in Swine Lagoons – A Case Study. 2005 Animal Waste Management Symposium. North Carolina State University Animal and Poultry Waste Management Center. Raleigh, North Carolina. October 5-7, 2005.
  • Lory, J., R. Massey, J. Zulovich, J. Hoehne, A. Schmidt, M. Shannon and C. Fulhage. 2004. An Assessment of nitrogen-based manure application rates on 39 US swine operations. J. Environ. Qual. 33:1106-1113.
  • Lory, J., R. Massey, J. Zulovich, J. Hoehne, A. Schmidt, M. Shannon and C. Fulhage. 2004. Feasibility and costs of phosphorus application limits on 39 US swine operations. J. Environ. Qual. 33:1114-1123.
Extension Publications
  • Schmidt, A.M. and J. Barrett. 2012. Testing Drinking Water and Understanding Analyses. Mississippi State University Extension Service. (In review).
  • Schmidt, A.M. 2011. Chemigation (Revision). Mississippi State University Extension Service. Publication number 1551.
  • Schmidt, A.M. 2011. Irrigation Facts and Figures (Revision). Mississippi State University Extension Service. Publication number F 804.
  • Schmidt, A. M., G. Sassenrath, J.Crumpton, B. Rice. 2011. Water Conservation and Water Management Website. www.agwater.msucares.com.
  • Oldham, L., and A. Schmidt. 2011. Operating an Environmentally Compatible Livestock Operation. Mississippi State University Extension Service. Publication number 2658.
  • Sassenrath, G.F., D.K. Fisher, H.C. Pringle, S. Samson and A.M. Schmidt. 2010. Irrigation Scheduling for Humid Environments – Improving Water Management, Crop Performance and Economic Return. USDA-ARS Crop Production Systems Fact Sheet No. 2010-003. November 2010.
Links

http://water.unl.edu/manure