Content tagged "manure application"

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...

Considerations for the use of Manure Irrigation Practices

Animal Manure Management Updated: June 19, 2018

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

Calibrating Liquid Manure Application Equipment

Animal Manure Management Updated: June 12, 2018

Liquid manure application equipment includes tankers (sometimes called honey-wagons) and hose-drag (also referred to as drag-hose) systems. Depending upon...

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...

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),...

Changing Management of Nutrients in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed

Animal Manure Management Updated: June 14, 2017

The objective of this webcast was to outline highlights of water quality data and political drivers that will shape the future of agricultural nutrient...

Manure and Nutrient Management in Tile Drained Lands

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

This webinar exposes participants to management and fate of manure and nutrients in tile drained agricultural landscapes. This presentation was originally...

Making Maximum Use of Nutrients in Liquid Manure

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

Ohio State University Extension has conducted small-plot and on-farm research on using swine and dairy manure as a sidedress nitrogen source for corn. This...

The Soil Health Paradigm: Holistic Manure Management

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

The soil health paradigm provides a holistic framework for managing manure which accounts for the soil biology. This presentation was originally broadcast on...

Utilizing Liquid Livestock Manure as a Top-dress to Wheat and Side-dress to Corn

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

This webcast discusses five years of on-farm research plots where liquid swine and dairy manure has been applied to soft red winter wheat fields and compared...

Manure Application in No-Till

Dairy Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

Novel Approaches to Manure Application in No-Till. This webcast features some of what has been learned about the agronomic, economic and environmental...

Calibration of Manure Application Equipment

Animal Manure Management Updated: November 15, 2016

In order to beneficially apply nutrients contained in animal manure to crops and to protect the environment, it is necessary to calibrate land application...

Calibrating Irrigation Equipment for Manure Application

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 17, 2016

Irrigation equipment can be used to land apply manure with a solids content of up to 2-3 percent depending upon the type of equipment used and nozzle size....

Calibrating Solid Manure Application Equipment

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 17, 2016

Why should you calibrate solid manure spreaders? Simple, because you should know how much manure was applied to your fields. Combined with a manure testing...

Costs of Solid Manure Application and Transport

Animal Manure Management Updated: October 23, 2015

Poultry litter and beef feedlot manure are the most common types of “solid” manure. Separated solids from dairies can also be a source of solid manure. Solid...

Technologies for Mitigating Ammonia Emissions from Animal Agriculture

Animal Manure Management Updated: September 29, 2015

Reprinted, with permission, from the proceedings of: Mitigating Air Emissions From Animal Feeding Operations Conference.

Spreading Manure on Horse Farms

Animal Manure Management Updated: September 29, 2015

A tractor and a manure spreader are needed to ensure proper field application of stored manure. Some small farms may be able to utilize small ground-drive...

Effect on Residue Cover and Crop Yield of Manure Incorporation Equipment

Dairy Animal Manure Management Updated: September 25, 2015

Reprinted, with permission, from the proceedings of: Mitigating Air Emissions From Animal Feeding Operations Conference.Species: Swine, Dairy, Beef Use...

Wisconsin Professional Manure Applicator Education

Animal Manure Management Updated: March 25, 2015

Based on 2013 statistics, Wisconsin has a dairy herd of 1.2 million cows that produce 12,000,000,000 gallons of manure and waste water. Custom manure haulers...

How do you calibrate a manure spreader?

Calibrating a manure spreader is critical to ensure that the appropriate rate of manure nutrients is being applied to a field. For some livestock operations,...

Manure Nutrients, Cover Crops, and Slurry Seeding

Dairy Animal Manure Management Updated: July 23, 2013

Cover crops are being promoted as a way to keep manure nutrients from leaching or running off during 'idle' months in the field. Coupling manure application...

Grid Soil Sampling to Guide Manure Application

Animal Manure Management Updated: June 04, 2013

Grid soil sampling for phosphorus and potassium can identify areas in fields with nutrient deficiencies and other areas with sufficient or excess nutrients....

Costs of Manure Application and Transport

Animal Manure Management Updated: January 18, 2013

When talking about the value of manure, costs are reported in terms of dollars. While reporting in terms of dollars is usually helpful, it is not the only...

A Review of Manure Injection to Control Odor and Ammonia Emissions During the Land Application of Manure Slurries

Dairy Animal Manure Management Updated: September 22, 2011

Reprinted, with permission, from the proceedings of: Mitigating Air Emissions From Animal Feeding Operations Conference.Species: Swine, Dairy, Beef Use...

Costs of Liquid Manure Application and Transport

Animal Manure Management Updated: February 14, 2011

Liquid manures are most common with pork production where the manure is flushed from the building and stored outside in lagoons. Liquid manures are mostly...

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