Jay D Harmon

  • Professor

Main Office

4333 Elings Hall
Ames, IA 50011-3270
Phone: 515-294-0554
Fax: 515-294-2255


  • Ph.D. Agricultural Engineering, Virginia Tech, 1989
  • M.S. Agricultural Engineering, University of Minnesota, 1986
  • B.S. Agricultural Engineering, Purdue University, 1984

Interest Areas

Dr. Harmon worked cooperatively with Dr. Xin in the development of the Livestock Environment and Animal Physiology (LEAP) Laboratory, a state-of-the-art energetics lab that has been used to evaluate heat and moisture production from early weaned pigs and poultry. Other projects include the investigation of emergency carcass composting procedures, evaluation of outdoor air quality associated with deep-bedded hoop systems for swine production, biofilter effectiveness for odor control and evaluation of swine and beef performance while housed in deep-bedded hoop systems.

Brief Biography

Dr. Harmon's Profile

Selected Publications

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