Content tagged "manure proceedings"

Benefits of Using Liquid-Solid Separation with Manure Treatment Lagoons

Animal Manure Management Updated: October 02, 2017

Waste to Worth home | More proceedings....Treatment lagoons are one of the most common biological treatment methods used on swine and dairy farms that use...

Using Augmented Reality to Enhance Presentations, Publications, and Virtua Tours

Animal Manure Management Updated: June 15, 2017

This mini-workshop will highlight tools and techniques for revving up posters, publications, or demonstrations through augmented reality (AR). AR is...

Agenda for Waste to Worth 2017

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 23, 2017

  Using Your Smartphone for Live Streaming or Capturing Video in the Field Overview of the Nutrient Recycling Challenge (Hema Subramanian and Joseph...

Organizing demonstrations and tours for Government officials and Extension on Animal Mortality Management

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 22, 2017

Provide some discussion on putting together Tour and Demonstration educational events. To Provide real life demonstrations and educational opportunities...

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...

PA Finishing Swine Barn Experience: Changing from Mortality Burial to a Michigan Style Composting Barn

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 22, 2017

In the spring of 2014, the farmer with a 2020 finishing pig barn, wanted to change from burial of mortality to composting the mortality. We will document the...

Recommendations for Manure Injection and Incorporation Technologies for Phase 6 Chesapeake Bay Watershed Model

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 21, 2017

A Best Management Practice (BMP) Expert Panel was convened under guidance of the Chesapeake Bay Program’s (CBP) Water Quality Goal Implementation Team to...

Recommendations of the Chesapeake Bay Program Expert Panel on Manure Treatment Technologies

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 21, 2017

The US EPA Chesapeake Bay Program assesses nutrient loading to the Chesapeake Bay. There is a need to determine the impact of manure treatment technologies...

Developing Science-Based Estimates of Best Management Practice Effectiveness for the Phase 6 Chesapeake Bay Watershed Model

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 20, 2017

The Chesapeake Bay Program (CBP) is a regional partnership that leads and directs Chesapeake Bay restoration and protection. The CBP uses a suite of modeling...

Partnerships in the Manure Nutrient Management Field

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 20, 2017

Responsible manure nutrient management improves environmental quality while maintaining agricultural productivity. Multiple organizations and individuals...

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...

Proceedings from Waste to Worth 2017

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 20, 2017

Waste to Worth home | AgendaSpecies - Beef |  Dairy | Equine | Poultry | SwineTopics/Sessions - Mortality Management | Innovative Outreach | Manure Treatment...

How Well Do We Understand Nitrous Oxide Emissions from Open-lot Cattle Systems?

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 19, 2017

Nitrous oxide (N2O) emissions from concentrated animal feeding operations, including cattle feedyards, have become an important research topic. However,...

Livestock Methane Emissions Estimated and Mapped at a County-level Scale for the Contiguous United States

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 19, 2017

This analysis of methane emissions used a “bottom-up” approach based on animal inventories, feed dry matter intake, and emission factors to estimate...

Evaluation of a Model to Predict Enteric Methane Production from Feedlot Cattle

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 19, 2017

Continual refinement of methods estimating enteric methane production in beef finishing cattle provides a more accurate assessment of the environmental...

What's New with Comprehensive Nutrient Management Plans (CNMPs)?

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 18, 2017

A Comprehensive Nutrient Management Plan (CNMP) is a management plan to utilize nutrients and to manage the collection, handling, storage, application, &...

Developing a Comprehensive Nutrient Management Plan (CNMP)

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 18, 2017

Livestock producers are presented with a number of challenges and opportunities. Developing a quality Comprehensive Nutrient Management Plan (CNMP) can...

Panel Discussion: A Look at Extension Programs Working with Commercial Manure Haulers

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 17, 2017

Commercial manure haulers are an important link in the nutrient management process. Panelists from different areas of the country will discuss how they work...

Microarthropods as Bioindicators of Soil Health Following Land Application of Swine Slurry

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 17, 2017

As producers of livestock and agricultural crops continue to focus significant efforts on improving the environmental, economic, and social sustainability of...

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...

USDA-NRCS Conservation Practice Standard: Amending Soil Properties with Gypsum Products

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 17, 2017

The US Department of Agriculture National Resource Conservation Service is tasked with providing support to preserve the nation’s natural resources.  They...

Putting the Power in PowerPoint

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 16, 2017

Presentations are an important part of our outreach. Have you ever created a powerpoint that just didn’t land with your audience? Looking to revamp your...

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...

Sensitivity of Soil Microbial Processes to Livestock Antimicrobials

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 16, 2017

Many of the antimicrobials administered to livestock are excreted in manure where they may undergo natural breakdown, become more tightly associated with the...

A Feasibility Study on Optical Sensing Based Rapid Dairy Manure Nutrients Quantification

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 15, 2017

Precision application of manure in agricultural land requires information on its nutrients but the existing reliable nutrient estimation methods are...

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