Content tagged "manure"

Swine Manure Application Method Impact on Soil Arthropods

Animal Manure Management Updated: March 16, 2015

Soil arthropod populations and diversity provide an indication of the biological quality of soil, which can impact soil fertility. Arthropods include...

Impact of Manure Incorporation on Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Semi-Arid Regions

Animal Manure Management Updated: March 16, 2015

Gaseous emissions from animal feeding operations (AFOs) can create adverse impacts ranging from short-term local effects on air quality, to long-term effects...

Manure Technology Video Series

Animal Manure Management Updated: March 13, 2015

Producers are reluctant to adopt new technologies without firsthand experience with the technology. It is particularly difficult to get positive exposure for...

Managing Dairy Nutrients for Stewardship: Washington State Science Symposium- May 2, 2014

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 13, 2014

The Science Symposium was focused on the principals and science supporting dairy nutrient management planning in Washington State. Speakers were from UC...

Diet, Tillage and Soil Moisture Effects on Odorous Emissions Following Land Application of Beef Manure

Animal Manure Management Updated: November 18, 2013

Figure1.  Gas sampling equipment used during the study.Waste to Worth home | More proceedings....Little information is currently available concerning odor...

Combination of Borax and Quebracho Condensed Tannins Treatment to Reduce Hydrogen Sulfide, Ammonia and Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Stored Swine Manure

Animal Manure Management Updated: November 18, 2013

Waste to Worth home | More proceedings....Livestock producers are acutely aware for the need to reduce gaseous emissions from stored livestock waste and have...

Inhibition Of Total Gas Production, Methane, Hydrogen Sulfide, And Sulfate-Reducing Bacteria From In Vitro Stored Swine Manure Using Condensed Tannins

Animal Manure Management Updated: November 18, 2013

Waste to Worth home | More proceedings....Management practices from large-scale swine production facilities have resulted in the increased collection and...

Anaerobic Digestion of Finishing Cattle Manure

Animal Manure Management Updated: November 18, 2013

Waste to Worth home | More proceedings....The concept of utilizing feedlot manure in an anaerobic digester to power an ethanol plant, which then produces...

The Role of Computer Models in Environmental Phosphorus Management

Animal Manure Management Updated: November 18, 2013

Waste to Worth home | More proceedings....Computer models are excellent ways to integrate years of scientific research into decision tools that producers and...

Tile Drainage Field Day to Promote Manure Management

Animal Manure Management Updated: November 13, 2013

Waste to Worth home | More proceedings....Seeing is believing and in August, 2012 a regional field day was held in southern Michigan in conjunction with the...

Will Spreading Bans Reduce Manure Runoff Events?

Animal Manure Management Updated: November 13, 2013

Waste to Worth home | More proceedings....The Wisconsin Discovery Farms Program was one of the first on-farm evaluation projects to identify the risk of...

Ammonia Mitigation and Capture as a Liquid Fertilizer from Manure Using Gas-Permeable Membrane

Animal Manure Management Updated: November 13, 2013

Waste to Worth home | More proceedings....Excessive emissions of ammonia (NH3 ) from animal manure negatively impact the environment with potential to...

Best Management Practices for Reducing Gas Emissions from Manure Application in Semi-Arid Regions

Animal Manure Management Updated: November 13, 2013

Waste to Worth home | More proceedings....Gas emissions from animal feeding operations (AFOs) create adverse impacts ranging from short-term local effects on...

Effect of Feeding Distiller’s Grains on Reduced Sulfur Emissions

Animal Manure Management Updated: November 13, 2013

Waste to Worth home | More proceedings....Odorous reduced sulfur compounds are produced during manure decomposition and emitted from confined animal feeding...

Manure Application Method and Timing Effects on Emission of Ammonia and Nitrous Oxide

Animal Manure Management Updated: November 07, 2013

Waste to Worth home | More proceedings....We conducted a field study on corn to evaluate the effect of liquid dairy manure applied pre-plant (injection or...

Use of Filters in Drainage Control Structures to Reduce the Risk Associated with Manure Application on Tile-Drained Fields

Animal Manure Management Updated: November 07, 2013

Waste to Worth home | More proceedings....In livestock producing areas, animal manure is often applied to cropland to enhance soil fertility. Guidelines have...

Feeding Cattle Without the Feedlot

Animal Manure Management Updated: November 06, 2013

Waste to Worth home | More proceedings....Typically cattle producers can have improved animal performance through controlled systems such as an open lot...

What Practices are Reducing Environmental and Economic Risks on Wisconsin Farms?

Animal Manure Management Updated: November 06, 2013

Waste to Worth home | More proceedings....This workshop will focus on how dairy farmers in Wisconsin evaluate the risk of nutrient and sediment loss on their...

Assessment of Bioaerosol Transport at a Large Dairy Operation

Animal Manure Management Updated: November 06, 2013

Waste to Worth home | More proceedings....In an effort to assess the off-site transport of bioaerosols, airborne bacteria, fungi, and endotoxin were...

Alternative Manure Application Windows for Better Nutrient Utilization

Animal Manure Management Updated: November 06, 2013

Waste to Worth home | More proceedings....The Maumee River watershed contributes 3% of the water but more than 40% of the nutrients entering Lake Erie. Data...

Impacts of the Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program

Animal Manure Management Updated: November 06, 2013

Waste to Worth home | More proceedings....The Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program (MAEAP) is a holistic approach to environmental...

Benefits of Bedding Reuse for the Equine Industry

Horses Animal Manure Management Updated: November 06, 2013

Waste to Worth home | More proceedings....To examine the financial, operational and health benefits of re-using composted bedding in the equine...

GHG Mitigation Opportunities for Livestock Management in the U.S.

Animal Manure Management Updated: November 06, 2013

Waste to Worth home | More proceedings....The purpose of this project is to review the current understanding of methodologies available for the mitigation of...

From Waste to Energy: Life Cycle Assessment of Anaerobic Digestion Systems

Animal Manure Management Updated: November 06, 2013

Waste to Worth home | More proceedings....In recent years, processing agricultural by-products to produce energy has become increasingly attractive due to...

What's the P Index?

Beef Cattle Dairy Horses Animal Manure Management Updated: February 05, 2013

The P Index is the Phosphorus Index, a risk assessment tool to quantify the potential for phosphorus runoff from a field. The P Index helps to target...

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