Content tagged "manure handling and storage"

Poo is not to play with: Manure Handling Safety

Animal Manure Management Updated: September 19, 2017

In this webinar, Penn State University extension professionals share on the dangers associated with agitation, confined spaces, safe operating procedures,...

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...

Manure Safety and Transport

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

In the rush to complete harvest, manure application, and winter preparations, small mistakes and accidents can result in major downtime, expense and...

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....

Thermal Manure-to-Energy Systems for Farms: Technical and Environmental Feasibility

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

Results of performance evaluations, including technical and environmental feasibility are presented, along with results from field trials where ash and...

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...

Linking Feed Management to Whole Farm Nutrient Management

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

Nutrients in feed is the primary source of Nitrogen, Phosphorus, and Potassium that is imported to livestock and poultry farms. This webcast highlights a...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Proper Closure of Earthen Manure Storage Structures

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

When confined animal facilities cease operation, earthen manure storage and treatment structures must be closed properly to ensure that they pose little risk...

Anaerobically Digested Manures

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

This webcast shares information on: monitoring protocols for anaerobic digesters, fate of nitrogen from manure after it has been anaerobically digested (AD),...

Liquid Manure Treatment Lagoons

Animal Manure Management Updated: October 27, 2015

There are many options for the handling and storage of liquid manure. This page describes and differentiates some of the most common systems.Most...

Managing Livestock Mortalities

Animal Manure Management Updated: August 19, 2013

A recent FDA rule is likely to impact the cost and/or availability of rendering services for cattle producers. What is this rule and how will it impact...

Dry Manure Housing Webcast, Bedded Barns for Beef Cattle and Compost Barns for Dairy Cattle

Animal Manure Management Updated: July 31, 2013

This webcast discusses the design and management of bedded beef barns and compost dairy barns. The presentations included example layouts, economics of these...

Research Summary: Evaluation of a Synthetic Tube Dewatering System for Animal Waste Pollution Control

Dairy Animal Manure Management Updated: July 31, 2013

The objective of this field study was to evaluate the performance of a Geotube® dewatering system under field conditions by quantifying the mass removal...

Animal Waste Management Software Training Video

Animal Manure Management Updated: July 31, 2013

Design of manure storage and treatment facilities requires an understanding of the operations involved in food animal production and engineering design...

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