Electrostatic precipitation can be used to reduce emissions, odor and dust from animal housing. Electrostatic systems work by imparting a negative charge on dust particles, causing them to stick to grounded surfaces such as gates, floors and walls.
This fact sheet is part of the Air Management Practices Assessment Tool (AMPAT) developed at Iowa State University and funded by the National Pork Board. Additional resources can be found on the AMPAT web page at: www.agronext.iastate.edu/ampat
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Harmon, Jay D.; Hoff, Steven J.; and Rieck-Hinz, Angela M., "Animal Housing—Electrostatic Precipitation Overview" (2014). Agriculture and Environment Extension Publications. 212.