J. Rice

Extension Specialist

  • 919-515-6794
  • D. S. Weaver Labs 134B

Research Description

Specialist in the area of animal wast management, researching alternative manure treatment technologies.


Carbon dioxide system for on-farm euthanasia of pigs in small groups
Rice, M., Baird, C., Stikeleather, L., Morrow, W. E. M., & Meyer, R. (2014), Journal of Swine Health and Production, 22(5), 248–254.
Evaluation of carbon dioxide administration for on-site mass depopulation of swine in response to animal health emergencies
Meyer, R. E., Morrow, W. E. M., Stikeleather, L. F., Baird, C. L., Rice, J. M., Byrne, H., … Styles, D. K. (2014), Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 244(8), 924–933. https://doi.org/10.2460/javma.244.8.924
Effect of physical and inhaled euthanasia methods on hormonal measures of stress in pigs
Meyer, R. E., Whitley, J. T., Morrow, W. E. M., Stikeleather, L. F., Baird, C. L., Rice, J. M., … Whisnant, C. S. (2013), Journal of Swine Health and Production, 21(5), 261–269.
Design and evaluation of a discreet sampler for waste treatment lagoons
Classen, J. J., Rice, J. M., McNeill, J. P., & Simmons, O. D. (2011), Applied Engineering in Agriculture, 27(6), 1007–1014. https://doi.org/10.13031/2013.40621
Effect of a metabolic stimulant on ammonia volatilization from broiler litter
Shah, S. B., Baird, C. L., & Rice, J. M. (2007), Journal of Applied Poultry Research, 16(2), 240–247. https://doi.org/10.1093/japr/16.2.240
The effects of vermicompost on field turnips and rainfall runoff
Classen, J. J., Rice, J. M., & Sherman, R. (2007), Compost Science & Utilization, 15(1), 34–39. https://doi.org/10.1080/1065657x.2007.10702308
Solid-liquid separation of swine manure with polymer treatment and sand filtration
Vanotti, M. B., Rice, J. M., Ellison, A. Q., Hunt, P. G., Humenik, F. J., & Baird, C. L. (2005), Transactions of the ASAE, 48(4), 1567–1574. https://doi.org/10.13031/2013.19190
Environmentally superior technologies for swine waste management
Humenik, F. J., Rice, J. M., Baird, C. L., & Koelsch, R. (2004), Water Science and Technology, 49(5), 15–21. https://doi.org/10.2166/wst.2004.0732
Evaluation of a permeable, 5 cm thick, polyethylene foam lagoon cover
Miner, J. R., Humenik, F. J., Rice, J. M., Rashash, D. M. C., Williams, C., Robarge, W., … Sheffield, R. (2003), Transactions of the ASAE, 46(5), 1421–1426. https://doi.org/10.13031/2013.15442
Ammonia volatilization from constructed wetlands that treat swine wastewater
Poach, M. E., Hunt, P. G., Sadler, E. J., Matheny, T. A., Johnson, M. H., Stone, K. C., … Rice, J. M. (2002), Transactions of the ASAE, 45(3), 619–627.

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Improving Lagoon Sludge Management in Lagoon-Sprayfield Swine Production Facilities
US Dept. of Agriculture - National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA NIFA)(7/01/19 - 6/30/23)
Potential for Integrating Swine Lagoon Sludge into N.C. Bioenergy Sector
NC Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services(3/30/19 - 7/01/22)
Infrastructure Improvements to Lagoons at Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge, VA
US Dept. of Interior (DOI)(3/28/19 - 12/31/22)
Evaluation of Advanced Composting's Aerated Composting Process Modified with a Grinder/Mixer Process Prior to Introducing the Mortality Carcasses and Carbon Material to the Compost Bin
Advanced Composting Technologies, LLC(7/09/18 - 12/03/18)
Urea Recovery and Urease Inhibition from Pilot Scale Scraper System
Precision Fabricating & Cleaning Co.(3/01/17 - 5/31/22)
Ammonia Recovery from Swine Wastewater with Selective Membrane Technology
US Dept. of Agriculture (USDA)(9/20/12 - 8/31/16)
Manure Belt Collection System and Energy Recovery System
US Dept. of Agriculture (USDA)(9/22/10 - 9/30/15)
Coordinated Analysis to Facilitate Technology Transfer to Meet Emission Requirements for Next Generation Livestock and Poultry Production Facilities
US Dept. of Agriculture (USDA)(7/01/09 - 6/30/12)
Technical Evaluation of Vermiculture Composting as a Cost Share Element of the Conservation Innovation Grant
NatureWorks Organics(11/03/08 - 7/31/11)
Nitrogen Dynamics in Covered Swine Lagoons
NC Pork Council(7/01/08 - 9/30/10)