Content tagged "environmental planning"

Effects of Long-Term Manure Applications on Soil in the Irrigated Northwest

Animal Manure Management Updated: November 20, 2017

This webinar presents an eight-year study of manure in crop rotations that include root crops (sugar beets and potatoes) and is taking a very comprehensive...

Biosecurity for Livestock and Poultry Manure Management

Most biosecurity plans are meant to protect animal and human health by preventing the spread of bacteria or other pathogens. Indirectly, effective...

The Use of Runoff Risk Advisory Tools for Water Quality Protection

Animal Manure Management Updated: June 29, 2017

This webinar presents four different current runoff advisory tools: the Runoff Risk Advisory Forecast (WI), Application Risk Management System (WA),...

Changing Management of Nutrients in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed

Animal Manure Management Updated: June 14, 2017

The objective of this webcast was to outline highlights of water quality data and political drivers that will shape the future of agricultural nutrient...

A Nutrient Management Training Course for Farmers: A Vermont Case Study

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

The webinar focuses on the farmer nutrient management course, outcomes and tools developed for the course including goGrop. This presentation was originally...

U.S. EPA Nutrient Recycling Challenge

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

This webcast will provides an overview of the goals and development of the Nutrient Recycling Challenge put forth by the U.S. EPA.This presentation was...

Mortality Management Options During an Avian Influenza Outbreak

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

This webcast provides an update of the outbreak and highlights mortality management options. This presentation was originally broadcast on October 16, 2015....

Agronomic and Environmental Uses of Biochar (Part 2)

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

Technologies to treat animal manure are rapidly gaining more traction as producers search for ways to minimize environmental impact and maintain a profitable...

Agronomic and Environmental Uses of Biochar - Part 1

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

Technologies to treat animal manure are rapidly gaining more traction as producers search for ways to minimize environmental impact and maintain a profitable...

Horse Manure Composting: Specific Steps to Start or Improve the Process

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

This webcast discusses various aspects of composting horse manure. Bedding options and how they impact the composting process as well as basic design...

Micro Manure Management

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

This webinar takes a look at the smallest manure managers, microbes and soil mesofauna, and how the work they do can drive our farming systems. This...

Manure and Nutrient Management in Tile Drained Lands

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

This webinar exposes participants to management and fate of manure and nutrients in tile drained agricultural landscapes. This presentation was originally...

Winter Manure Application Options

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

Manure application in winter brings increased risk of runoff reaching surface or groundwater resources. Practical and science-based options exist for...

Livestock Mortality Composting – Beyond the Basics Part 2

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

Topics for this webcast include: fate of euthanasia drugs during composting; can composting destroy prions; and mortality composting worker safety...

Livestock Mortality Composting – Beyond the Basics Part 1

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

The topics for this webcast include: pile characteristics for effective composting, management and environmental considerations when siting and managing...

Scientific Overview of Agricultural Carbon Research & the Implications for Climate

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

In response to the rapid pace of global climate change, the work of the Marin Carbon Project and the Carbon Cycle Institute has focused on measuring the...

Making Maximum Use of Nutrients in Liquid Manure

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

Ohio State University Extension has conducted small-plot and on-farm research on using swine and dairy manure as a sidedress nitrogen source for corn. This...

Water Quality Index for Agricultural Runoff Tool

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

The presentation provides an overview of the tool with a demo and discuss how it can be used by NRCS field staff and others in evaluating and tracking...

Thermal Conversion of Animal Manure to Biofuel

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

Continued advances in technology have facilitated new avenues to access and extract energy (in various forms) from materials such as animal manure and crop...

Capturing Valuable Nutrients from Manure: Part 3

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

This webcast is the last in a series of 3 webcasts that provide information on: the need to capture nutrients for recycling off-farm, global phosphorus...

Prediction of Bioavailability of Phosphorus for Dairy Cattle

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

This webcast includes presentations based on a project to enhance “Prediction of Bioavailability of Phosphorus for Dairy Cattle”. The project is an...

Capturing Valuable Nutrients from Manure: Part 2

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

This webcast is the second in a series of 3 webcasts that provide information on: the need to capture nutrients for recycling off-farm, global phosphorus...

Capturing Valuable Nutrients from Manure: Part 1

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

This webcast is the first in a series of 3 webcasts that will provide information on: the need to capture nutrients for recycling off-farm, global phosphorus...

Manure Application Risk Management Tools and Advisory Systems

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

This webcast highlights three states working on unique and innovative ways to help farmers reduce the risk associated with manure application.  This...

The 4Rs of Nutrient Stewardship

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

This webinar discusses the 4R’s of Nutrient Stewardship (Right Source, Right Rate, Right Time and Right Place), how the Ohio State University Extension is...

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