Content tagged "manure treatment"

Anaerobic Digestion Systems

Animal Manure Management Updated: November 17, 2017

In this webinar, presenters discuss opportunities and the value of these systems as well as the challenges that may come along when using an anaerobic...

Cayuga County Manure Digester Virtual Tour

Animal Manure Management Farm Energy Updated: June 05, 2017

Anaerobic digestion is a manure treatment system that produces biogas. There are many benefits of digestion such as reductions in: odor, pathogens, and...

U.S. EPA Nutrient Recycling Challenge

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

This webcast will provides an overview of the goals and development of the Nutrient Recycling Challenge put forth by the U.S. EPA.This presentation was...

MANURE ENTOMOLOGY: Manure Management That Won’t “Bug You”

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

Ever wonder how Mother Nature takes care of her own waste stream? Did you know Scarab Beetles that were worshipped and worn in ancient times as jewelry are...

Mortality Management Options During an Avian Influenza Outbreak

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

This webcast provides an update of the outbreak and highlights mortality management options. This presentation was originally broadcast on October 16, 2015....

Thermal Manure-to-Energy Systems for Farms: Technical and Environmental Feasibility

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

Results of performance evaluations, including technical and environmental feasibility are presented, along with results from field trials where ash and...

Agronomic and Environmental Uses of Biochar (Part 2)

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

Technologies to treat animal manure are rapidly gaining more traction as producers search for ways to minimize environmental impact and maintain a profitable...

Agronomic and Environmental Uses of Biochar - Part 1

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

Technologies to treat animal manure are rapidly gaining more traction as producers search for ways to minimize environmental impact and maintain a profitable...

Horse Manure Composting: Specific Steps to Start or Improve the Process

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

This webcast discusses various aspects of composting horse manure. Bedding options and how they impact the composting process as well as basic design...

Micro Manure Management

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

This webinar takes a look at the smallest manure managers, microbes and soil mesofauna, and how the work they do can drive our farming systems. This...

Thermal Conversion of Animal Manure to Biofuel

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

Continued advances in technology have facilitated new avenues to access and extract energy (in various forms) from materials such as animal manure and crop...

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...

Prediction of Bioavailability of Phosphorus for Dairy Cattle

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

This webcast includes presentations based on a project to enhance “Prediction of Bioavailability of Phosphorus for Dairy Cattle”. The project is an...

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...

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),...

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...

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...

Renewable Energy Set-asides Push Biogas to Pipeline

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 15, 2017

Deriving the most value from the harvesting of organic wastes, particularly waste produced through farming operations, can be quite challenging. This paper...

Biofuels and Bioproducts from Wet and Gaseous Waste Streams: Challenges and Opportunities

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 15, 2017

To provide an initial characterization of the wet and gaseous organic feedstocks available in the continental U.S., and to explore technological...

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...

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