Content tagged "manure storage"

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...

Confined Spaces: Hazards of Manure Gases

Ag Safety and Health Updated: July 10, 2017

Confined space: Hazards of manure gases. (2012) Farm and Ranch eXtension in Safety and Health (FReSH) Community of Practice. Retrieved from...

Construction and Maintenance of a Manure Pond - Part 2

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

This presentation discusses manure pond liners, case study of installation of synthetic liners, a system to detect seepage rate from manure ponds, and a...

Construction and Maintenance of a Manure Pond - Part 1

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

This presentation discusses manure pond liners, case study of installation of synthetic liners, a system to detect seepage rate from manure ponds, and a...

Waste to Worth Preview: Gypsum Bedding Risks and Rewards

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

In a preview of the useful topics that will be discussed and presented via posters and informational sessions at the Waste to Worth Conference in Seattle, a...

Capturing Valuable Nutrients from Manure: Part 3

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

This webcast is the last in a series of 3 webcasts that provide information on: the need to capture nutrients for recycling off-farm, global phosphorus...

Capturing Valuable Nutrients from Manure: Part 2

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

This webcast is the second in a series of 3 webcasts that provide information on: the need to capture nutrients for recycling off-farm, global phosphorus...

Capturing Valuable Nutrients from Manure: Part 1

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

This webcast is the first in a series of 3 webcasts that will provide information on: the need to capture nutrients for recycling off-farm, global phosphorus...

Results of Mono-Slope Beef Barn Air Quality Research - Archived Webcast

Beef Cattle Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

Researchers and university specialists from South Dakota State University, USDA’s Meat Animal Research Center (USMARC), and Iowa State University Extension...

Mono-Slope Beef Barn Design and Management

Beef Cattle Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

What is a mono-slope beef barn? It’s a newer style barn for cattle that is becoming increasingly popular in the upper Midwest.This webinar allows you to...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Planning for Resilience: Using Scenarios to Address Potential Impacts of Climate Change for the Northern Plains Beef System

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 15, 2017

Resiliency to weather extremes is a topic that Northern Plains farmers and ranchers are already familiar with, but now climate change is adding new...

Nitrogen and Phosphorus Cycling Efficiency in US Food Supply Chains – A National Mass-Balance Approach

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 15, 2017

Assessing and improving the sustainability of livestock production systems is essential to secure future food production. Crop-livestock production systems...

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...

Phosphorus Recovery from Anaerobic Swine Lagoon Sludge Using the Quick Wash Process

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 10, 2017

Long term and significant accumulation of sludge in anaerobic swine lagoons reduces its storage volume and ability to treat waste. Usually, excess...

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...

USDA-NRCS and the National Air Quality Site Assessment Tool (NAQSAT) for Livestock and Poultry Operations

The National Air Quality Site Assessment Tool (NAQSAT) was developed as a first-of-its-kind tool to help producers and their advisors assess the impact of...

Natural Resources Conservation Service Reaction to the Final H2S/ Gypsum CIG Study Report

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 05, 2017

The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and partners worked with Eileen Fabian-Wheeler of the Pennsylvania State University to study the manure gas...

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