Content tagged "manure regulations"

A Nutrient Management Training Course for Farmers: A Vermont Case Study

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

The webinar focuses on the farmer nutrient management course, outcomes and tools developed for the course including goGrop. This presentation was originally...

Nitrates in Groundwater

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

Nitrate issues from a regional perspective will be discussed in this webcast.  Recent findings in California and the proposed solutions will be presented, as...

Chesapeake Bay 2012 – Implications of the TMDL

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

This is a follow-up webcast to Changing Management of Nutrients in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. That initial webcast told the story of why the TMDL was...

Planning Livestock & Poultry Facilities for Reduced Odor Risk

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

This webcast highlights two planning tools - OFFSET and NOFT - currently being used in western Cornbelt states to encourage well-planned siting of facilities...

Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasures

If your farm stores oil, fuel, or oil products, you should take note of the Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasures (SPCC) program. This rule applies...

What To Expect When Your Animal Feeding Operation Is Inspected

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

The hows and whys of inspections for animal feeding operations. Federal and state regulators and permitted producers each give their perspectives on what...

Introduction to the National Air Emissions Monitoring Study (NAEMS)

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

This webcast focuses on an introduction to the National Air Emissions Monitoring Study (NAEMS). This program was originally broadcast on July 18, 2008. ...

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...

EPCRA Reporting: What Is It and Does It Apply To Animal Feeding Operations?

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 09, 2017

UPDATE: In April, 2017 the DC Circuit Court invalidated the rule (discussed below) that exempted all animal ag farms from reporting under CERCLA and exempted...

Comprehensive Physiochemical Characterization of Poultry Litter: A First Step Towards Manure Management Plans in Argentina

Animal Manure Management Updated: April 14, 2017

For the last decade, Argentinian CAFO’s have been increasing in number and size. Poultry farming showed remarkable growth and brought to light the absence of...

An Economical Method to Install Industrial Wastewater Storage Pond Liners

Animal Manure Management Updated: March 31, 2017

Over the past four decades, the number of custom slaughterhouses in Michigan has steadily decreased as the number of livestock producers declined. Those who...

Closing Abandoned Livestock Lagoons Effectively to Utilize Nutrients and Avoid Environmental Problems

Animal Manure Management Updated: March 21, 2017

In Nebraska alone, nearly 400 earthen manure storage structures are in operation; approximately four dozen requests to cease operation of permitted lagoons...

EPA’s Proposed Waters of the U.S. Regulations

Animal Manure Management Updated: March 13, 2017

Update: March, 2017. The Trump administration has issued an executive order directing the EPA and Army Corps of Engineers to review the rule and revise or...

Playing By the Rules: Regulations and Animal Agriculture

Animal Manure Management Updated: June 01, 2016

This is a self-guided learning lesson about air and water regulations related to livestock and poultry production. Anticipated time for completion: 60...

Water Quality Regulations and Animal Agriculture Curriculum Materials

Animal Manure Management Updated: June 01, 2016

As livestock and poultry production has intensified it is no surprise that regulations have become a more prominent part of the business. This module...

Mandatory Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rule Update and Carbon Footprint of Dairy Systems

Animal Manure Management Updated: February 26, 2016

Includes an update on implementation (or lack thereof) of the manure management section of the newly released Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reporting rule, with...

Climate Change Regulations, Policy, and Market Opportunities

Animal Manure Management Updated: January 19, 2016

There are several strategies of reducing, or mitigating carbon and other GHG emissions. The first and most basic of which is conservation – if we don’t use...

Pathways for Effective Manure Nutriment Management Information Sharing and Education Between Agriculture Professionals: A South Dakota Pilot Test

Animal Manure Management Updated: October 15, 2015

 The issue of manure nutrient management has been the subject of controversy and new policies in recent years as the non-point source discharge of nutrients...

Regulations Related to Livestock and Poultry Production

Animal Manure Management Updated: October 09, 2015

There may be federal, state, and local regulations that apply to livestock and poultry operations. Refer to the resources listed below to find information on...

Removing Phosphorus from Drainage Water: The Phosphorus Removal Structure

Animal Manure Management Updated: August 13, 2015

To illustrate a case study design and construction of a phosphorus removal structure on a poultry farm, and to present the basics of how to properly design a...

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...

Mandatory Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reporting for Animal Agriculture

Animal Manure Management Updated: July 24, 2015

Important note: Congress has prohibited EPA from expending any funds to implement subpart JJ (manure management) of the rule. Industry efforts to overturn...

Regulating Ammonia Emissions from Agriculture: Potential Pitfalls and Limitations

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 15, 2015

Currently, there is limited regulation of ammonia (NH3) emissions as a matter of federal policy.  The Clean Air Act (CAA) provides the federal authority for...

Wisconsin Professional Manure Applicator Education

Animal Manure Management Updated: March 25, 2015

Based on 2013 statistics, Wisconsin has a dairy herd of 1.2 million cows that produce 12,000,000,000 gallons of manure and waste water. Custom manure haulers...

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