Content tagged "beginning farmer"

Kim Niewolny, Assocaite Professor at Virginia Tech

 

Water Quality Regulations and Animal Agriculture Curriculum Materials

Animal Manure Management Updated: June 01, 2016

As livestock and poultry production has intensified it is no surprise that regulations have become a more prominent part of the business. This module...

Smartphone Apps for Manure Management

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 17, 2016

Waste to Worth home | More proceedings....The home screen of the Manure Calculator app.Technology is driving many exciting possibilities in agriculture. The...

Converting Manure, Food Wastes and Agricultural Production Wastes into Bio-Secure Fertilizer, feed, and/or beeding

Animal Manure Management Updated: March 24, 2015

To find a way to completely eliminate bio-hazards in manure, food wastes, municipal sludge, and agricultural production wastes.We adapted existing dry...

Educational Modules: Building Environmental Leaders in Animal Agriculture (BELAA)

Animal Manure Management Updated: January 09, 2014

These modules can be used for self-study but also include instructional materials (presentation slides, handouts, quizzes, other activities) that can be...

Farm-System Modeling to Evaluate Environmental Losses, Profitability, and Best Management Practice Cost-Effectiveness

Animal Manure Management Updated: November 18, 2013

Waste to Worth home | More proceedings....To meet Chesapeake Bay Total Maximum Daily Load requirements for agricultural pollution, conservation districts and...

Supporting Small-Scale Poultry and Livestock Businesses

Waste to Worth home | More proceedings....Understand the business planning and development issues confronting small-scale livestock and poultry...

Feasible Small-Scale Anaerobic Digestion – Case Study of EUCOlino Digestion System.

Animal Manure Management Updated: November 13, 2013

Waste to Worth home | More proceedings....While large-scale farms have typically been the focus of anaerobic digestion systems in the U.S., an emerging need...

Watershed Management Resources DVD

Animal Manure Management Updated: November 13, 2013

Waste to Worth home | More proceedings....The Watershed Management Resources DVD is an interactive e-learning tool created by Agriculture and Agri-Food...

Small and Backyard Poultry Flocks

Waste to Worth home | More proceedings....Because of their size, it is possible to raise most poultry species (chickens, turkeys, ducks, geese, pigeon, etc.)...

Evaluation of a Trickle Flow Leach Bed Reactor for Anaerobic Digestion of High Solids Cattle Waste

Animal Manure Management Updated: November 06, 2013

Waste to Worth home | More proceedings....Colorado is the second highest producer of high solids cattle waste (HSCW) in the United States. Despite the...

Youth Ag Greenhouse Gas Educational Lab Materials Via Pork Production Scenarios

Animal Manure Management Updated: November 06, 2013

Waste to Worth home | More proceedings....Many of today’s high school students have little insight into the basic day-to-day operational decisions and...

Fate of Barbiturates and Non-steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs During Carcass Composting

Animal Manure Management Updated: November 06, 2013

Waste to Worth home | More proceedings....With disease issues, the decline of the rendering industry, a ban on use of downer cows for food, and rules to halt...

Impacts of the Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program

Animal Manure Management Updated: November 06, 2013

Waste to Worth home | More proceedings....The Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program (MAEAP) is a holistic approach to environmental...

Beginning Farmer and Rancher Stewardship Resources

Animal Manure Management Updated: February 08, 2013

Young and beginning farmers and ranchers are entering the animal agriculture industry at a time when the environmental impacts of their management decisions...

February 2013 Newsletter Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center

Animal Manure Management Updated: February 08, 2013

<==Subscribe to the newsletter or browse past issuesJoin us February 15, 2013 at 2:30 (eastern) for a look ahead to the program. If you have questions or...

Soil Science and Soil Health for Livestock and Poultry Production

Animal Manure Management Updated: February 05, 2013

This page is part of a series on environmental management topics developed for young or beginning farmer and ranchers. This series focuses on animal...

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