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2015 Newsletter Archive Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center

Animal Manure Management Updated: January 20, 2017

<==Subscribe to the newsletter or browse the current issueThe last issue of 2015 highlights a webcast on communicating science amidst controversy and reveals...

2014 Newsletter Archive Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center

Animal Manure Management Updated: January 20, 2017

<===Browse the Current Issue or Subscribe to the NewsletterThe December webcast is on engaging youth in manure management. The last newsletter of 2014...

Resources on Manure and Soil Health

Animal Manure Management Updated: January 18, 2017

Manure has long been used as a crop fertilizer and soil amendment. Research has shown that manure application can positively impact infiltration rates, soil...

December 2016 Newsletter Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center

Animal Manure Management Updated: December 13, 2016

<==Subscribe to the newsletter or browse past issuesThis webinar will provide an overview of bacteria, viruses, and parasites found in manure and other...

November 2016 Newsletter Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center

Animal Manure Management Updated: November 21, 2016

<==Subscribe to the newsletter or browse past issuesPathogens, as they relate to animal manure, are a complex topic with new science being added to the...

October 2016 Newsletter Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center

Animal Manure Management Updated: October 11, 2016

<==Subscribe to the newsletter or browse past issuesThis webinar will be a departure from our usual format in that it will be more of a roundtable discussion...

Manure Storage Safety

Animal Manure Management Updated: October 04, 2016

Manure storage structures are an integral part of livestock feeding operations. They allow for manure containment until conditions are favorable for land...

September 2016 Newsletter Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center

Animal Manure Management Updated: September 07, 2016

s Nutrient Recycling Challenge and some of the projects that...

Summer 2016 Newsletter Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center

Animal Manure Management Updated: August 04, 2016

<==Subscribe to the newsletter or browse past issuesThe webcast series is back from summer vacation with a presentation on manure transport and safety - a...

Does Manure Solid-Liquid Separation Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions on Swine Farms?

Animal Manure Management Updated: July 28, 2016

There is some research suggesting that separating swine manure into solids and liquids can slightly reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions emitted from the...

How Can Algae Be Used to Manage Nutrients in Pig Manure?

Animal Manure Management Updated: July 28, 2016

Usually when people see the words "algae" and "manure" in the same paragraph, it is usually a negative take on the effects of manure nutrients on water. When...

What Is Gasification of Manure?

Animal Manure Management Updated: July 28, 2016

When looking at ways to improve the environmental impact of pig production, renewable energy generation is a popular topic. One such technology,...

Do We Know the Carbon Footprint of the Pork Industry?

Animal Manure Management Updated: July 28, 2016

A carbon footprint is a total of all the greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) from a process or industry. A life cycle assessment (LCA) is the process used to...

What Greenhouse Gases Are Emitted by Pig Farms?

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 20, 2016

In 2014, all man-made sources of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the U.S. were estimated to be 6,870.5 MMT CO2e (millions of metric tons carbon dioxide...

May 2016 Newsletter Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 20, 2016

s webcast on the National Air Quality Site Assessment Tool (NAQSAT) and its use in...

Smartphone Apps for Manure Management

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 17, 2016

Waste to Worth home | More proceedings....The home screen of the Manure Calculator app.Technology is driving many exciting possibilities in agriculture. The...

April 2016 Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center

Animal Manure Management Updated: April 13, 2016

<==Subscribe to the newsletter or browse past issuesIn this episode, you will learn how Mother Nature manages manure through the wondrous dung beetle....

February/March 2016 Newsletter Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center

Animal Manure Management Updated: March 03, 2016

<==Subscribe to the newsletter or browse past issuesThis webcast will examine the veterinary feed directive and how it impacts animal agriculture as well as...

Greenhouse Gases and Agriculture (Self Study Lesson)

Animal Manure Management Updated: January 14, 2016

This is a self-guided learning lesson about greenhouse gases (GHG) and their connections to livestock and poultry production. It is useful for self-study and...

January 2016 Newsletter Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center

Animal Manure Management Updated: January 11, 2016

<==Subscribe to the newsletter or browse past issuesThis is the first in a two-part series on manure pond liners. This segment will cover the purpose of...

December 2015 Newsletter Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center

Animal Manure Management Updated: December 17, 2015

<==Subscribe to the newsletter or browse past issuesTackling controversial issues as an ag professional can be a difficult situation. Knowing how and when to...

Video Resources on Animal Agriculture, Manure, and Environmental Stewardship

Animal Manure Management Updated: December 07, 2015

The embedded spreadsheet lists several collections of livestock and poultry related video resources that are a combination of archived webinars, field video,...

November 2015 Newsletter Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center

Animal Manure Management Updated: November 12, 2015

<==Subscribe to the newsletter or browse past issuesThis webinar will present the results of a national survey on how manure nutrient management...

October 2015 Newsletter Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center

Animal Manure Management Updated: October 09, 2015

<==Subscribe to the newsletter or browse past issuesWhat are some of the lessons learned about mortality management during the 2015 avian influenza outbreak?...

September 2015 Newsletter Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center

Animal Manure Management Updated: October 05, 2015

<==Subscribe to the newsletter or browse past issuesAre pyrolysis, gasification, or combustion systems feasible for farms? This webinar will present the...

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