Content tagged "manure"

Manure Pit Death: A Preventable Tragedy

Animal Manure Management Updated: December 04, 2018

Jerry entered a manure pit on his family’s dairy farm. He was overcome by hydrogen sulfide. He survived, but how? Now he's trying to save others. This...

Considerations for the use of Manure Irrigation Practices

Animal Manure Management Updated: October 17, 2018

In response to concerns about this practice, University of Wisconsin Extension convened a workgroup to examine the issues related to manure irrigation. This...

Live from the North American Manure Expo 2018

Animal Manure Management Updated: August 24, 2018

This webinar highlights student posters presented at the North American Manure Expo in Brookings, SD. It also talks with judges and other attendees to learn...

What Is Manure Worth Web Calculator

Animal Manure Management Updated: June 29, 2018

This situation motivates growers to optimize production methods, utilizing all resources including manure. In addition, an increase in the price of...

Manure Foaming

Ag Safety and Health Updated: April 13, 2018

 Manure foaming. (2012) Farm and Ranch eXtension in Safety and Health (FReSH) Community of Practice. Retrieved from...

Emergency Response to Natural Disasters for Livestock Facilities

This webinar discussed the various natural disasters that occurred throughout 2017 and the ways that livestock farmers and Extension professionals...

Making Sense of Treatment Technology Options for Livestock Farms

Dairy Animal Manure Management Updated: March 29, 2018

Have you ever wondered whether manure should be treated on your livestock operation? What technology will work best in your situation? This webinar discusses...

Effects of Long-Term Manure Applications on Soil in the Irrigated Northwest

Animal Manure Management Updated: December 14, 2017

This webinar presents an eight-year study of manure in crop rotations that include root crops (sugar beets and potatoes) and is taking a very comprehensive...

Ventilation Systems for Confined Space Manure Storage

Ag Safety and Health Updated: December 14, 2017

(Source: Agricultural Safety and Health, Pennsylvania State University)Ventilation systems for confined space manure storage. (2013). Farm and Ranch...

The Use of Runoff Risk Advisory Tools for Water Quality Protection

Animal Manure Management Updated: June 29, 2017

This webinar presents four different current runoff advisory tools: the Runoff Risk Advisory Forecast (WI), Application Risk Management System (WA),...

On-Farm Nutrient Management Research: Replacing Commercial Sidedress Nitrogen with Liquid Livestock Manure on Emerged Corn

Animal Manure Management Updated: June 08, 2017

This webinar highlights the on-farm research that has been done and is being planned in the state of Ohio to capitalize on the opportunity to apply in-season...

Manure and Soil Biology

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

In the Manure and Soil Biology roundtable, our goal was to discover the influence of manure, both positive and negative, on soil biology. We discussed if...

Planning for Climate Resiliency

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

Resiliency to weather risk is, on one hand, a topic that farmers and ranchers are already familiar with, but now climate change is adding new uncertainties...

Drone Use in Animal Agriculture

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

This webcast contains an overview of the capabilities of drones, the potential for drone use in animal agriculture, and the current FAA regulations. This...

Implementation and Experiences of NAQSAT Around the US

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

Recently, NAQSAT was incorporated in the USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service guidance to assist in resource concern identification and conservation...

MANURE ENTOMOLOGY: Manure Management That Won’t “Bug You”

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

Ever wonder how Mother Nature takes care of her own waste stream? Did you know Scarab Beetles that were worshipped and worn in ancient times as jewelry are...

Antibiotic Resistance and Animal Agriculture

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

This webcast examines the veterinary feed directive and how it impacts animal agriculture as well as discusses the state of the science as it relates to...

Mobile Manure Apps

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

This webcast features a developer who has worked extensively with university extension as well as many other clients in sports, journalism, and agriculture....

Water Quality Index for Agricultural Runoff Tool

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

The presentation provides an overview of the tool with a demo and discuss how it can be used by NRCS field staff and others in evaluating and tracking...

Microarthropods as Bioindicators of Soil Health Following Land Application of Swine Slurry

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 17, 2017

As producers of livestock and agricultural crops continue to focus significant efforts on improving the environmental, economic, and social sustainability of...

Sensitivity of Soil Microbial Processes to Livestock Antimicrobials

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 16, 2017

Many of the antimicrobials administered to livestock are excreted in manure where they may undergo natural breakdown, become more tightly associated with the...

Cataloging and Evaluating Dairy Manure Treatment Technologies

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 10, 2017

To provide a forum for the introduction and evaluation of technologies that can treat dairy manure to the dairy farming community and the vendors that...

The Value of Cover Crops in Dairy Production Systems

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 04, 2017

The purpose of this research was to identify trade-offs among soil erosion, soil health, and crop production when using cover crops with manure...

Manure & Soil Health: Roundtables to Advance our Understanding of the State of the Science

Animal Manure Management Updated: April 13, 2017

Farmers and ranchers are becoming increasingly aware of the importance of soil quality/health to the productivity and sustainability of their agricultural...

Manure and Cover Crops

Animal Manure Management Updated: March 30, 2017

In the Manure and Cover Crops roundtable, our goal was to discover whether manure and cover crops have complementary benefits related to soil quality. We...

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