Content tagged "manure management"

Making Sense of Treatment Technology Options for Livestock Farms

Dairy Animal Manure Management Updated: March 29, 2018

Have you ever wondered whether manure should be treated on your livestock operation? What technology will work best in your situation? This webinar discusses...

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

Animal Manure Management Updated: December 14, 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...

On-Farm Nutrient Management Research: Replacing Commercial Sidedress Nitrogen with Liquid Livestock Manure on Emerged Corn

Animal Manure Management Updated: June 08, 2017

This webinar highlights the on-farm research that has been done and is being planned in the state of Ohio to capitalize on the opportunity to apply in-season...

Replacing Commercial Sidedress Nitrogen with Liquid Livestock Manure on Emerged Corn

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 17, 2017

Livestock producers can more fully utilize the nutrients in livestock manure to reduce purchased fertilizer costs if they can apply manure when crops need...

EPA’s Nutrient Recycling Challenge

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 11, 2017

Come to this session to learn about the Nutrient Recycling Challenge and meet some of the involved partners and experts, as well as some innovators who are...

Manure Management Technology Selection Guidance

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 10, 2017

Manure is an inevitable by-product of livestock production. Traditionally, manure has been land applied for the nutrient value in crop production and...

Digester Effluent's Agronomic and Odor Emission Potential: A Swine Case Study

Animal Manure Management Updated: April 12, 2017

This on-farm study looked at the full-scale treatment effects of anaerobic digestion on the composition of manure effluent from an agronomic and air quality...

Evaluation of a Solid-Liquid Manure Separation Barn

Animal Manure Management Updated: April 06, 2017

This paper documents an on-going evaluation of an existing, full-scale solid/liquid separator barn for the potential of improved manure nutrient conservation...

Resources on Manure and Soil Health

Animal Manure Management Updated: January 18, 2017

Manure has long been used as a crop fertilizer and soil amendment. Research has shown that manure application can positively impact infiltration rates, soil...

Reaching the Next Generation Through Fun and Interactive Activities

Animal Manure Management Updated: February 26, 2016

This webinar shares ideas and activities that have been used with youth across the country on manure, air quality, and sustainability.  This presentation was...

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...

Identify and Synthesize Methods to Refine Phosphorus Indices from Three Regional Indexing Efforts

Animal Manure Management Updated: August 13, 2015

This project was started to work with regional CIG projects to calibrate and harmonize Phosphorus Indices across the U.S., demonstrate their accuracy in...

Manure Management Strategies

Horses Updated: July 07, 2015

Manure Management is a national issue for every horse owner and can be addressed in different ways.Check out our course on Manure Management Strategies to...

Manure Management Practices for Mitigation of Gaseous Emissions from Naturally Ventilated Dairy Barns

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 22, 2015

Emissions of pollutant gases from dairy barns are dependent on manure retention time in the barn and the quality of flushing water (for manure-flush...

Open Lot Dairy Ammonia Losses and Nitrogen Balance: A New Mexico Study

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 15, 2015

Animal agriculture is a significant source of ammonia (NH3). Dairy cattle excrete most ingested nitrogen (N); most urinary N is converted to NH3, volatilized...

Modeling water movement in beef cattle bedded manure pack

Animal Manure Management Updated: March 18, 2015

Bedded manure is a valuable fertilizer source because it contains essential macronutrients (nitrogen (N), phosphorus (P), and potassium (K)) for crop...

Small to Mid-Sized Dairies: Making Compact Anaerobic Digestion Feasible

Animal Manure Management Updated: March 16, 2015

Anaerobic digestion (AD) is an environmentally-friendly manure management process that can generate renewable energy and heat, mitigate odors, and create...

Case Study: A Solid-Liquid Manure Separation Swine Operation for Resource Conservation

Animal Manure Management Updated: March 16, 2015

V-shape pit with automated manure scraper and troughMany US pork production operations have become large in size and more geographically concentrated, and...

Manure management and temperature impacts on gas concentrations in mono-slope cattle facilities

Animal Manure Management Updated: June 23, 2014

Waste to Worth home | More proceedings....Mono-slope buildings (Figure 1) are one type of roofed and confined cattle feeding facility that is becoming...

Feasibility of Installation of Anaerobic Digesters at Cattle Operations and Demonstration of a Decision Support Tool

Animal Manure Management Updated: November 13, 2013

Waste to Worth home | More proceedings....An online decision support tool for determining feasibility of anaerobic digestion has been developed...

The Arkansas Discovery Farm Program: Connecting Science to the Farm

Animal Manure Management Updated: November 13, 2013

Waste to Worth home | More proceedings....Agriculture in Arkansas is under increasing pressure to manage nutrients and sediment in an environmentally...

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...

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...

Water Quality Initiatives for Small Iowa Beef and Dairy Feedlot Operations (Small Feedlot Project)

Animal Manure Management Updated: November 13, 2013

Waste to Worth home | More proceedings....Traditionally, small feedlots and dairies have not been engaged in environmental regulations and awareness in Iowa...

Iowa Manure Management Action Group (IMMAG)

Animal Manure Management Updated: November 13, 2013

Waste to Worth home | More proceedings....The Iowa Manure Management Action Group (IMMAG) was a concept born in 1997 to provide a comprehensive vehicle to...

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