Content tagged "manure planning tools"

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...

A Nutrient Management Training Course for Farmers: A Vermont Case Study

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

The webinar focuses on the farmer nutrient management course, outcomes and tools developed for the course including goGrop. This presentation was originally...

Linking Feed Management to Whole Farm Nutrient Management

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

Nutrients in feed is the primary source of Nitrogen, Phosphorus, and Potassium that is imported to livestock and poultry farms. This webcast highlights a...

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...

NAQSAT for Swine and Poultry

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

NAQSAT is a tool for determining opportunities to reduce air emissions from livestock farms. Part 2 of a two part series. Part 1 focused on Beef and Dairy...

NAQSAT for Beef and Dairy

Dairy Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

NAQSAT is a tool for determining opportunities to reduce air emissions from livestock farms. This webcast focuses on Beef and Dairy Production, while part...

Feedlot Air Emissions Treatment Cost Calculator

Animal Manure Management Updated: January 19, 2017

There are several techniques that animal feeding operation owners and managers can use to manage odors and gas emissions. Each technique has different costs...

Estimating Manure Nutrient Excretion

Dairy Animal Manure Management Updated: October 23, 2015

Printer friendly versionThis fact sheet has been developed to support the implementation of the Natural Resources Conservation Service Feed Management 592...

Phosphorus Mass Balance on Livestock and Poultry Operations

Dairy Animal Manure Management Updated: September 29, 2015

This fact sheet has been developed to support the implementation of the Natural Resources Conservation Service Feed Management 592 Practice Standard. The...

Producer Association Efforts to Address Carbon Footprints: Pork and Poultry

Animal Manure Management Updated: July 24, 2015

Have you wondered how food animal producer groups have responded to the attention given to their industries as sources of greenhouse gas emissions? Wonder no...

Life-Cycle Assessment Modeling for the Pork Industry

Animal Manure Management Updated: July 23, 2015

Do the pork industry’s efforts to improve production and economics affect its greenhouse gas emissions and carbon foot print? Research by the University of...

Animal Waste Management Software Training Video

Animal Manure Management Updated: July 31, 2013

Design of manure storage and treatment facilities requires an understanding of the operations involved in food animal production and engineering design...

Swine WFNB Tools

Animal Manure Management Updated: July 31, 2013

This tool is a Microsoft Excel based program that calculates the WFNB.WFNB is a method for defining the overall nutrient use facility on a livestock facility...

State Specific Manure Nutrient Management Information

Animal Manure Management Updated: July 01, 2013

State or regionally specific factors such as climate and soils impact the many manure nutrient management recommendations for application rates and best...

Software and Web-Based Resources for Nutrient Management

Animal Manure Management Updated: July 01, 2013

The process of nutrient management planning can be complex and time consuming. Doing a good job requires:There is an expanding list of web-based and...

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