Content tagged "manure pathogens"

Manure Management Technology Selection Guidance

Animal Manure Management Updated: April 14, 2017

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

Field Technology & Water Quality Outreach

Animal Manure Management Updated: April 14, 2017

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

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...

Elimination of Equine Streptococci from Soiled Equine Bedding

Animal Manure Management Updated: April 11, 2017

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

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

Animal Manure Management Updated: April 03, 2017

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

Cataloging and Evaluating Dairy Manure Treatment Technologies

Animal Manure Management Updated: April 03, 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...

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...

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

Animal Manure Management Updated: January 06, 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: September 06, 2016

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...

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...

Manure Pathogens and Microbial Byproducts

Animal Manure Management Updated: March 03, 2016

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....

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...

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...

Evaluation of a Continuously-Mixed Farm-Based Anaerobic Co-Digestion System Following the U.S. EPA Protocol for Quantifying and Reporting on the Performance of Anaerobic Digestion Systems for Livestock Manures – Final Project Results

Animal Manure Management Updated: July 22, 2015

This paper compliments another paper proposed for this conference “Lifecycle analysis of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from a New York State dairy farm...

What are the sources of bacteria in your watershed? They may not be what you expect

Animal Manure Management Updated: June 17, 2015

According to the 305(b) report, the majority of waterbodies in the US do not meet established water quality standards. Over half (51%) of river miles...

Impact of Aerosols on Respiratory Health of Dairy Workers and Residents Living Near Dairies - Discussion and Implications of Recent Research

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 15, 2015

Recent studies of large modern dairies have found that respiratory disease remains an important problem for dairy workers, contributing to lost time and high...

Surface runoff transport of Escherichia coli after poultry litter application on pastureland

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 07, 2015

Escherichia coli transported in surface runoff from dissolution of applied poultry litter is a major variable in assessing fecal contamination of streams....

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