Content tagged "manure pathogens"

Manure Land Application Strategies to Mitigate Antibiotics and Antibiotic Resistance Genes in the Agricultural Environment

Animal Manure Management Updated: June 14, 2017

When it comes to the land application of livestock manure, a major environmental concern is the loss of manure-borne nutrients to surface runoff. Management...

Pathogens 101: Manure and Veterinary Pathogens of Concern, Who are they and what do they do?

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

This webinar serves as an overview of bacteria, viruses, and parasites found in manure and other land-applied wastes as well as pathogens of veterinary...

Antibiotic Resistance and Animal Agriculture

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

This webcast examines the veterinary feed directive and how it impacts animal agriculture as well as discusses the state of the science as it relates to...

Managing Biosecurity to Control Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv)

The appearance of the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PED) in North America presents significant challenges for manure applicators. Since the virus is...

Bioaerosols from Feedlots and Dairy Farm Operations

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

This webinar focused on research at two locations where aerosolized bacteria and endotoxin are being measured from dairy and feedlot operations. This...

Microbes: From Farm to Public Risk

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

The movement of bacteria and viruses from AFOs, municipal waste water, septic systems, and wildlife continues to complicate water quality throughout the...

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),...

Poultry Mortality Freezer Units: Better BMP, Better Biosecurity, Better Bottom Line.

Why Tackle Mortality Management?  It’s Ripe for Revolution.The poultry industry has enjoyed a long run of technological and scientific advancements that have...

Field Technology & Water Quality Outreach

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 20, 2017

In 2015, Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) partnered with local and state agencies to help identify potential sources of fecal coliform...

Manure Pathogens and Microbial Byproducts

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 19, 2017

Team members: John P. Brooks, Ph.D. - link to research; Carl Bolster, Ph.D. - link to research; Kimberly Cook, Ph.D. - link to research; Robert Dungan, Ph.D....

Effectiveness of Different Dairy Manure Management Practices in Controlling the Spread of Antibiotics and Antibiotic Resistance

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 16, 2017

Even when antibiotics are used judiciously, antibiotic residues, antibiotic resistant bacteria (ARB) and antibiotic resistance genes (ARG) can accumulate in...

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...

Cataloging and Evaluating Dairy Manure Treatment Technologies

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 10, 2017

To provide a forum for the introduction and evaluation of technologies that can treat dairy manure to the dairy farming community and the vendors that...

Elimination of Equine Streptococci from Soiled Equine Bedding

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 05, 2017

Streptococcus equi subspecies equi (S. equi), causes the potentially fatal respiratory disease in horses known as "strangles", while the closely related...

Integrating Small Scale Digestion Systems in Developing Regions

Animal Manure Management Updated: March 22, 2017

People in developing countries regularly lack access to energy or their energy source is not reliable. Low cost anaerobic digestion systems have the...

Manure Treatment and Natural Inactivation of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus in Soils

Animal Manure Management Updated: March 21, 2017

The porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv) outbreak in North America has substantially impacted swine production, causing nearly 100% mortality in infected...

Best Management Practices (BMPs) to Prevent Manure Pathogen Movement to Water Resources

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 23, 2016

Management practices targeting pathogens focus on establishing multiple barriers between the pathogen source and water, with each barrier designed to lessen...

Potential Routes for Pathogen Transport to Water

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 23, 2016

The movement of pathogens to water is dependent upon multiple environmental and transport factors.Thomas Harter, Groundwater Hydrologist at University of...

Webcast Presentations

Animal Manure Management Updated: February 02, 2016

 1. LPELC Webcasts - All webcasts 2. LPELC Pathogen and similar webcasts     Microbes: From Farm to Public RiskAntibiotics and Hormones: Occurrence in Water,...

Research Summaries

Animal Manure Management Updated: February 02, 2016

   E. coli diversity in livestock manures Cook, K.L., Bolster, C.H., Ayers, K.A., Reynolds, D.N. 2011. Escherichia coli diversity in livestock manures and...

Current News

Animal Manure Management Updated: February 02, 2016

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Archived Pathogen Pages

Animal Manure Management Updated: February 02, 2016

    

Identifying the Source of Pathogen Contamination of Water

Animal Manure Management Updated: October 26, 2015

Tracking the source of pathogens has been the focus of considerable scientific effort.The Environmental Pathogens Information Network (EPI-Net) provides...

Mitigation of Odor and Pathogens from CAFOs with UV/TIO2: Exploring Cost Effectiveness

Animal Manure Management Updated: September 29, 2015

Reprinted, with permission, from the proceedings of: Mitigating Air Emissions From Animal Feeding Operations Conference.Species: Swine, Poultry Use Area: ...

Characterizing Ammonia Emissions from Swine Farms in Eastern North Carolina – Part II. Potential Environmentally Superior Technologies for Waste Treatment

Dairy Animal Manure Management Updated: September 25, 2015

Reprinted, with permission, from the proceedings of: Mitigating Air Emissions From Animal Feeding Operations Conference.Species: Swine Use Area: Manure...

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