Content tagged "gypsum"

Poo is not to play with: Manure Handling Safety

Animal Manure Management Updated: November 16, 2017

In this webinar, Penn State University extension professionals share on the dangers associated with agitation, confined spaces, safe operating procedures,...

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...

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...

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...

Gypsum Bedding – Risks and Recommendations for Manure Handling

Animal Manure Management Updated: October 07, 2015

Waste to Worth home | More proceedings....Note: This topic was included in a poster at the 2015 Waste to Worth conference and was part of a pre-conference...

Will sprinkling gypsum on 'dog urine' dead lawn spots balance the pH and allow the grass to grow back?

Gardens & Landscapes Updated: September 30, 2011

Dog-urine spots in lawn are due to the high level of nitrogen in the dog urine; that is what burns the grass.  The urine doe not cause a high pH in the area....

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