Content tagged "manure composting"

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...

Aerated Manure Composting

Animal Manure Management Updated: February 01, 2016

Aerated static pile composting modifies the passive composting technique by using blowers to supply air to the composting feedstocks. This process does not...

Low Cost Aerated Static Composting Systems for Small Acreage Equine Operations

Horses Animal Manure Management Updated: February 01, 2016

The equine industry in Massachusetts, estimated to be over 50,000 animals, is of a size to make significant impact on non-point source pollution. An average...

Composting Livestock or Poultry Manure

Animal Manure Management Updated: February 01, 2016

Compost not only describes the completed degradation of a mixture of materials; it also denotes the process that materials undergo before becoming compost. A...

Markets for Composted Agricultural Waste

Animal Manure Management Updated: February 01, 2016

Enforcement of nutrient management regulation has forced Maryland farms and agricultural facilities to adopt new waste management practices. Few options...

In Vessel Composting of Manure

Animal Manure Management Updated: October 23, 2015

In-vessel composting refers to any type of composting that takes place inside a structure, container or vessel. Each type of system relies upon mechanical...

Antibiotic Losses during Thermophilic Composting

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 04, 2015

Residual antibiotics in land-applied manure and biosolids present a potential threat to public and ecological health, so it is important to determine...

Efficient Utilization of Equine Manure

Animal Manure Management Updated: November 14, 2013

Waste to Worth home | More proceedings....South Carolina is home to an estimated 18,000 horse owners, many of which own or house less than ten horses on...

Effect of Manure Handling and Incorporation on Steroid Movement In Agricultural Fields Fertilized With Beef Cattle Manure

Animal Manure Management Updated: November 13, 2013

Waste to Worth home | More proceedings....Manure generated from concentrated animal feeding operations may serve as a source of steroids in surface water and...

Equipment and Software for Manure Composting

Animal Manure Management Updated: August 19, 2013

Author: Jason Governo, University of Georgia

Educational and Commercial Resources for Manure Composting

Animal Manure Management Updated: August 19, 2013

Author: Jason Governo, University of Georgia

Vermicomposting Animal Manure

Animal Manure Management Updated: July 31, 2013

Vermicomposting is a process that relies on earthworms and microorganisms to help stabilize active organic materials and convert them to a valuable soil...

Passive Composting of Manure

Animal Manure Management Updated: June 27, 2013

Passive composting is probably the most common method used today because it involves simply stacking feedstocks and leaving them to compost over a long...

Composting Manure in Windrows

Animal Manure Management Updated: June 27, 2013

Windrow composting is similar to passive composting although the piles of materials are turned or aerated by mechanical equipment to maintain optimum...

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