Content tagged "poultry litter"

Biosecurity for Livestock and Poultry Manure Management

Most biosecurity plans are meant to protect animal and human health by preventing the spread of bacteria or other pathogens. Indirectly, effective...

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...

Novel Livestock Housing

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

This webinar provides examples and perspectives from the swine, dairy and layer industry on how and why producers have implemented changes to their housing...

Linking Feed Management to Whole Farm Nutrient Management

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

Nutrients in feed is the primary source of Nitrogen, Phosphorus, and Potassium that is imported to livestock and poultry farms. This webcast highlights a...

Clearing the Air on Biofilters

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

Biofilters have been widely adopted to filter gas, odor and particulate matter from livestock facilities. However, the science behind “how they work” and...

Controlling Ammonia and Air Emissions in Poultry Facilities

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

Interested in knowing more about air emissions from poultry operations and why there is growing interest in reducing ammonia emission? What are current...

Live from the National Poultry Waste Symposium

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

The webcast series went on the road to the National Poultry Waste Management Symposium in Greensboro, NC. We asked four of the presenters at the conference...

NAQSAT for Swine and Poultry

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

NAQSAT is a tool for determining opportunities to reduce air emissions from livestock farms. Part 2 of a two part series. Part 1 focused on Beef and Dairy...

Manure Application in No-Till

Dairy Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

Novel Approaches to Manure Application in No-Till. This webcast features some of what has been learned about the agronomic, economic and environmental...

Manure Spills and Emergency Planning

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

Managing Manure Spills and AFO/CAFO Emergency Planning. This presentation was originally broadcast on July 9, 2010. More...What software do you need to view...

Livestock and Poultry Mortality Composting

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

Livestock and Poultry Mortality Composting: A Natural Rendering Process. This presentation was originally broadcast on May 14, 2010. More...What software do...

Mitigating Air Emissions with Vegetative Environmental Buffers

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

This webcast gives the latest information on the effectiveness and value of Vegetative Environmental Buffers, especially as an approach to managing air...

Water Quality Grab Bag: Composting, Horse Farm Manure Management, Nutrient Losses from Litter Stockpiles

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

The first "road trip" for the webcast series. These were webcast live from the 2010 National Water Quality Conference Meeting. The presentations include:...

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 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...

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...

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...

Characterization of litter produced in turkey production operations in Virginia

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 15, 2017

Turkey production is a partnership between companies (integrators) and private farmers (contractors). The companies own the birds while the farmers raise...

Talking Climate with Animal Agriculture Advisers

The Animal Agriculture in a Changing Climate (AACC) project was established to leverage limited Extension expertise across the country in climate change...

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...

Gypsum as a Best Management Practice for Reducing P loss from Agricultural Fields

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 10, 2017

Phosphorus loss from agricultural fields fertilized with poultry litter may contribute to eutrophication of nearby rivers, lakes, and streams. It has been...

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