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Land Application of Manure Nutrients

Animal Manure Management Updated: April 17, 2018

For some, manure is a waste or a nuisance, something to be disposed of rather than utilized. It is true that mismanagement can cause problems with water...

Water Quality Issues Associated with Manure

Animal Manure Management Updated: April 17, 2018

Many of the images and scenarios on this page may be permit violations or may contribute to exceedances of water quality standards; however, additional...

Planning for Stewardship

Animal Manure Management Updated: April 17, 2018

Managing manure as a beneficial resource involves:Building on the previous sections in this module, this section focuses on tools and resources for managing...

What Are the Clean Water Act Requirements That Apply to Animal Agriculture?

Animal Manure Management Updated: April 17, 2018

Farms classified as concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) are subject to National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permitting under...

What Does Manure Collection and Storage Look Like?

Animal Manure Management Updated: April 17, 2018

Farms collect and store manure in different ways. For the most part, manure is handled and stored as either solid, slurry, or liquid. The biggest differences...

Animal Agriculture In the U.S. - Trends in Production and Manure Management

Animal Manure Management Updated: April 17, 2018

The animal agriculture industry is widespread across the U.S. with some areas having more of certain types of farms than others. The sectors highlighted in...

Conservation Practices and Animal Agriculture

Animal Manure Management Updated: April 17, 2018

Many conservation practices are available for animal agriculture producers interested in protecting air and water quality, improving soil health or wildlife...

The Importance of Conservation in Animal Agriculture

Animal Manure Management Updated: April 17, 2018

This page focuses largely on USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) practice standards and how NRCS works with farmers by providing technical and...

March 2018 Newsletter Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center

Animal Manure Management Updated: March 26, 2018

<==Subscribe to the newsletter or browse past issuesThe April webcast takes a look at small farms and will include the following segments and presenters. Be...

September/October Newsletter Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center

Animal Manure Management Updated: October 25, 2017

<==Subscribe to the newsletter or browse past issuesAn eight-year study of manure in crop rotations that include root crops (sugar beets and potatoes) is...

Animal Agriculture, Manure Management, and Water Quality

Animal Manure Management Updated: October 23, 2017

This module is an overview of animal agriculture in the U.S. and how industry trends have affected manure management. Because the primary use of manure is...

July/August 2017 Newsletter Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center

Animal Manure Management Updated: August 22, 2017

<==Subscribe to the newsletter or browse past issuesThe September webinar is about a very timely topic - Manure Safety. As fall application starts to ramp...

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...

Using Augmented Reality to Enhance Presentations, Publications, and Virtua Tours

Animal Manure Management Updated: June 15, 2017

This mini-workshop will highlight tools and techniques for revving up posters, publications, or demonstrations through augmented reality (AR). AR is...

June 2017 Newsletter Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center

Animal Manure Management Updated: June 15, 2017

<==Subscribe to the newsletter or browse past issuesThis webinar will present four different runoff advisory tools: the Runoff Risk Advisory Forecast (WI),...

Cayuga County Manure Digester Virtual Tour

Animal Manure Management Farm Energy Updated: June 05, 2017

Anaerobic digestion is a manure treatment system that produces biogas. There are many benefits of digestion such as reductions in: odor, pathogens, and...

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...

Mobile Manure Apps

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

This webcast features a developer who has worked extensively with university extension as well as many other clients in sports, journalism, and agriculture....

Using Your Smartphone As a Tool for Live Streaming and Capturing Video In the Field

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 20, 2017

This workshop will introduce tips and equipment for using a smartphone or tablet to obtain live video in the field, whether from workshops, farm visits,...

May 2017 Newsletter Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 17, 2017

<==Subscribe to the newsletter or browse past issuesAfter a two-month break for Waste to Worth, the webcast series resumes with Glen Arnold, Ohio State...

April 2017 Newsletter Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center

Animal Manure Management Updated: April 12, 2017

<==Subscribe to the newsletter or browse past issuesThere is no webcast in April as we prepare for Waste to Worth 2017. The series will resume in...

March 2017 Newsletter Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center

Animal Manure Management Updated: March 15, 2017

<==Subscribe to the newsletter or browse past issuesDue to scheduling problems, the March webcast is cancelled with our apologies. No webcast is scheduled...

February 2017 Newsletter Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center

Animal Manure Management Updated: February 09, 2017

s webinar builds on a previous presentation and will outline mortality management options during...

January 2017 Newsletter Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center

Animal Manure Management Updated: February 08, 2017

<==Subscribe to the newsletter or browse past issuesWelcome to 2017! The webinar series is nearly filled for the year and the first one of the year focuses...

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