Content tagged "swine manure"

Determining Causes of Deep‐pit Swine Manure Foaming Issues and Potential Mitigation Strategies

Animal Manure Management Updated: April 10, 2018

Substantial new of information has been learned about the foaming process, its potential causes, and the different methods of addressing it. This...

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...

Managing Biosecurity to Control Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv)

The appearance of the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PED) in North America presents significant challenges for manure applicators. Since the virus is...

Making Maximum Use of Nutrients in Liquid Manure

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

Ohio State University Extension has conducted small-plot and on-farm research on using swine and dairy manure as a sidedress nitrogen source for corn. This...

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...

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...

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...

Early Stage Economic Modeling of Gas-permeable Membrane Technology Applied to Swine Manure after Anaerobic Digestion

Animal Manure Management Updated: March 21, 2017

The objective of this study was to conduct cost versus design analysis for a gas-permeable membrane system using data from a small pilot scale experiment and...

Exploring Interactions Betwen Agricultural Decisions and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Using Swine Production

Animal Manure Management Updated: July 05, 2016

The materials on this page are an interactive lab designed to introduce students (high school level) to pig farming and the connections between management...

Integrated Resource Management Tool to Mitigate the Carbon Footprint of Swine Produced in the United States

Animal Manure Management Updated: January 07, 2016

Modeling: The overall goal of the modeling effort was to enhance the National Pork Board swine carbon footprint calculator by integration of specific modules...

The Importance of Nitrogen Stabilization

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 15, 2015

This session will highlight the importance of nitrification inhibitors and how they help delay the conversion of the ammonium form of nitrogen into the...

Initial Evaluation of Vegetated Treatment Areas for Treating Runoff from Small Swine Operations in Central Texas

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 15, 2015

A vegetative treatment area (VTA), as defined by USDA-NRCS, is a “vegetative area composed of perennial grass or forages used for the treatment of runoff...

On-Farm Evaluation of Wood bark-Based Biofilters in Terms of Mitigation of Odor, Ammonia, and Hydrogen Sulfide

Animal Manure Management Updated: March 18, 2015

Mitigating odor and gas emissions is a big challenge facing concentrated animal feeding operations. Biofiltrtion has been recognized as one of the most...

Low-Power Aerators Combined with Center Pivot Manure Application at a Northeast Nebraska Hog Finishing Facility Created an Easy to Manage, Turn-Key System

Animal Manure Management Updated: March 17, 2015

Applying livestock manure from lagoon storage through center pivot irrigation has long been considered a low-labor, uniform method of application that can...

Anaerobic Digestion Projects: Environmental Credits 101

Animal Manure Management Updated: March 16, 2015

Several renewable natural gas (RNG) projects are either recently completed or on the books as potential new projects. With such a new business model,...

Swine Manure Odor Reduction Using a Humic Amendment: On-Farm Demonstration

Animal Manure Management Updated: March 13, 2015

Odor-related nuisance complaints associated with animal production facilities are on the rise as residential sprawl encroaches on once rural areas. The...

Swine Manure & Aqua-ammonia Nitrogen Application Timing on Subsurface Drainage Water

Animal Manure Management Updated: March 26, 2014

Waste to Worth home | More proceedings....In Iowa and many other Midwestern states, excess water is removed artificially through subsurface drainage...

Manure and Litter Additives for Odor Control on Farms

Animal Manure Management Updated: October 17, 2013

Air emissions from animal agriculture operations and their associated manure storage are being examined more closely as a way to mitigate potentially harmful...

Costs of Liquid Manure Application and Transport

Animal Manure Management Updated: February 14, 2011

Liquid manures are most common with pork production where the manure is flushed from the building and stored outside in lagoons. Liquid manures are mostly...

Costs of Slurry Manure Application and Transport

Dairy Animal Manure Management Updated: December 20, 2010

Livestock such as dairy and swine often have slurry type manure. The manure is liquid but does not flow easily. It is either stored directly below the...

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