Publications and Presentations

Mortality Compost Nutrients and Use On-Farm, Ways to Enhance Nutrient Content 
Mortality Composting Conference, Langston University, Langston, OK - Invited Paper
Dale W. Rozeboom and Dean Ross, April 25, 2014

Carcass Composting - A Guide to Mortality Management on Michigan Cattle Farms - Extension Bulletin E3197
Dale Rozeboom, Dean Ross and Tom Guthrie, June 2013

Mortality Management Planning and Response Considerations - Addressing Natural Resources in Emergencies 
Michigan Chapter Soil and Water Conservation Society Seminar Presentation
D.W. Rozeboom, March 6, 2013

Euthanasia & Mortality Management
MSU Extension Pork Team Roadshow Presentation
D.W. Rozeboom, January 2013

Carcass Composting – A Mortality Management Option for Michigan Equine Owners - Extension Bulletin E3168
T. Guthrie, D.W. Rozeboom, April 2012

Air Emissions from In-Vessel Rotating Drum and Open Static Pile Composting of Swine Carcasses, Whole and Ground  
4th International Symposium on Managing Animal Mortality and Health Risk: Connecting Research, Regulation and Response, Dearborn, MI - Proceedings Paper 
Dale W. Rozeboom, Andrew C. Fogiel, Zifei Liu, and Wendy J. Powers, May 21-24, 2012

Economic Costs of Open Static Pile and In-Vessel Systems for Routine Mortality Management on Swine Farms  
4th International Symposium on Managing Animal Mortality and Health Risk: Connecting Research, Regulation and Response, Dearborn, MI - Proceedings Paper
Dale W. Rozeboom, Gerald A. May, and Darrin M. Karcher, May 21-24, 2012

4th International Symposium on Managing Animal Mortality and Health Risk: Connecting Research, Regulation and Response
Dearborn, MI
Additional proceedings and a compendium of resources.

Quantifying Nutrients in Effluent from Uncovered, Intact Mature Bovine Carcass Compost Piles Subjected to Storm Events  
Sanders, J.O., D.W. Rozeboom, T.L. Loudon, W.J. Northcott, H.L. Person. 2010. Compost Sci. & Utilization 18(4):216-231

Tools to Assist in Animal Tissue Composting System Design and Mixture Formation  
3rd International Symposium Management of Animal Carcasses, Tissue and Related By-Products, University of California-Davis, Davis, CA - Poster Presentation
Dale W. Rozeboom, Robert D. Kriegel, Howard L. Person, Suzanne Reamer, July 21-23, 2009

3rd International Symposium Management of Animal Carcasses, Tissue and Related By-Products
University of California-Davis, Davis, California, July 21-23, 2009
Proceedings and a compendium of resources.

In-vessel composting of animal tissue  
MSU South Campus Farms Open House, East Lansing – Poster 
Dale Rozeboom, Todd Miller, Bradley Pietila, October 13, 2007

Composting to Recycle Animal Tissue Nutrients: On-farm mortality management/small business animal tissue disposal   
Various locations in Michigan - Presentation - D.W. Rozeboom, Winter 2007

Using composting to recycle meat processing by-products  
Mid Atlantic Composting Association Conference, Beltsville, MD - Abstract 
D.W. Rozeboom, H.L. Person, K.L. Jones, D. Herb, J.O. Sanders, September 21-23, 2005

Using composting to recycle meat processing by-products  
Retired Engineer Technical Assistance Program (RETAP) Technology Demonstration Program - Final Grant Report 
D.W. Rozeboom, H.L. Person, and K.L. Jones, May 7, 2005