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Ron Sheffield Memorial Student Poster Competition Winners

Animal Manure Management Updated: July 27, 2017

The Waste to Worth conference hosts a student poster competition - open to graduate and undergraduate students.L to R: Tommy Bass, Erin Stevens, Allison...

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...

Waste to Worth Conference Social & Networking Activities

Animal Manure Management Updated: April 18, 2017

One of the most valuable aspects of a face to face conference is the opportunity to meet and get to know other people working in your area/s of interest. As...

Waste to Worth 2017

Animal Manure Management Updated: March 16, 2017

Bringing together the nation's best science with innovative outreach on animal agriculture and the environment. Add in opportunities to meet and network with...

Factors Affecting Nitrous Oxide Emissions Following Subsurface Manure Application

Animal Manure Management Updated: February 14, 2017

[Abstract] Subsurface manure application is theoretically susceptible to greater denitrification losses and nitrous oxide (N2O) emissions compared to surface...

Proceedings for Waste to Worth 2015 "Advancing Sustainability in Animal Agriculture"

Animal Manure Management Updated: September 06, 2016

Seattle was the site for the second Waste to Worth conference (March 30-April 3, 2015). Each proceedings paper include a one-page submission by the author,...

Low Cost Aerated Static Composting Systems for Small Acreage Equine Operations

Horses Animal Manure Management Updated: February 01, 2016

The equine industry in Massachusetts, estimated to be over 50,000 animals, is of a size to make significant impact on non-point source pollution. An average...

Markets for Composted Agricultural Waste

Animal Manure Management Updated: February 01, 2016

Enforcement of nutrient management regulation has forced Maryland farms and agricultural facilities to adopt new waste management practices. Few options...

Case Study of Contaminated Compost: Collaborations Between Vermont Extension and the Agency of Agriculture to Mitigate Damage Due to Persistent Herbicide Residues

Animal Manure Management Updated: February 01, 2016

Picloram, clopyralid, aminopyralid and aminocyclopyrochlor are broadleaf herbicides commonly used in pastures due to effectiveness in controlling undesirable...

Composted Horse Manure and Stall Bedding Pilot Project

Horses Animal Manure Management Updated: February 01, 2016

The purpose of this project was to study and promote the use of compost as an alternative horse stall bedding and encourage horse owners and managers to...

Reducing Hay Waste Associated with Outdoor Feeding of Adult Horses

Animal Manure Management Updated: February 01, 2016

Hay is commonly fed to horses and is usually the largest and most expensive dietary component for adult horses. Hay waste can occur during both storage and...

Horse Manure Composting: Facilities and Methods

Animal Manure Management Updated: February 01, 2016

Managing horse manure may involve mechanical equipment, physical labor and conveying of manure. It is generally practiced outdoors in all types of weather....

Composting Horse Mortality and Mortality Disposal Alternatives

Animal Manure Management Updated: February 01, 2016

With the decline of the rendering industry, managing routine livestock mortality in an effective, economical and environmentally sound manner has become more...

Environmental Management on Equine Farms or the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Animal Manure Management Updated: January 19, 2016

Equine farms are often small acreages that may not have ready access to technologies and information appropriate to their farms. Westendorf et al. (2010a)...

The Pathways Project

Animal Manure Management Updated: October 15, 2015

During the 2013 Waste to Worth Conference, a session on "Nutrient Management Standards: Making Them Work Where We Work" sparked discussion on the need to...

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...

Economics of Nitrogen Sources and Rates in a Long Term Cropping System

Animal Manure Management Updated: October 09, 2015

The main goal of the study is to determine the singular or combined effects of crop rotation, tillage system, N fertility levels and sources on crop grain...

How can phosphorus contamination risk be reduced? Presentations from the Waste to Worth 2015 conference

Animal Manure Management Updated: October 08, 2015

Can the risk of P contamination of water be reduced? This lesson, developed from presentations given at Waste to Worth 2015 gives learners the opportunity...

Hydrogen Sulfide Release from Dairy Manure Storages Containing Gypsum Bedding

Animal Manure Management Updated: October 07, 2015

Gypsum, a recycled product from the waste streams of the manufacturing and construction industries, provides ideal bedding for livestock because it absorbs...

Legacy Phosphorus in Calcareous Soils: Effects of Long-Term Poultry Litter Application on Phosphorus Distribution in Texas Blackland Vertisol

Animal Manure Management Updated: September 01, 2015

Livestock manures, including poultry litter, are often applied to soil as crop fertilizer or as a disposal mechanism near livestock housing. Manures can...

Agenda for Waste to Worth 2015

Animal Manure Management Updated: August 20, 2015

Waste to Worth Home | Printable Agenda | Abstracts | Proceedings | Use your browser "find" function to locate a particular presenter or term on this...

Livestock grazing in a changing climate: Implications for adaptive management

Animal Manure Management Updated: August 20, 2015

Predictions that global population will reach nine billion persons by the mid-21st century, combined with the rising middle class in Asia, increases the...

Western Region Symposium on Animal Agriculture in a Changing Climate March 31, 2015

Animal Manure Management Updated: August 20, 2015

These presentations were from the Western Region Symposium on Animal Agriculture in a Changing Climate at the Waste to Worth Conference, Seattle WA....

User capabilities and next generation phosphorus (P) indices

Animal Manure Management Updated: August 18, 2015

The phosphorus (P) index is the primary approach to identify field management strategies and/or manure application strategies likely to lead to excessive...

Nutrient Management Planners' Feedback on New York and Pennsylvania Phosphorus Indices

Animal Manure Management Updated: August 18, 2015

The Phosphorus Index (PI) estimates the relative risk of P loss from agricultural fields and encourages the implementation of best management practices to...

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