Content tagged "manure research summaries"

Integrated Resource Management Tool to Mitigate the Carbon Footprint of Swine Produced in the United States

Animal Manure Management Updated: January 07, 2016

Modeling: The overall goal of the modeling effort was to enhance the National Pork Board swine carbon footprint calculator by integration of specific modules...

Integrated Process-Based Swine Operation Model with Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and Life Cycle Costing (LCC) Economic Analysis

Animal Manure Management Updated: December 16, 2015

Dr. Greg Thoma, Dr. Richard Ulrich and Dr. Jennie Popp - University of Arkansas, Dr. William Salas and Dr. Chengsheng Li - DNDC Applications, Research and...

Research Summary: Improving Pasture and Hay-ground with Low-disturbance, Manure Slurry-enriched Seeding

Animal Manure Management Updated: October 27, 2015

Many dairy producers in the Great Lakes Region have abandoned year-around confinement feeding and have adopted a form of managed grazing where cattle are on...

Air Emission and Energy Usage Impacts of No Pit Fans in a Wean to Finish Deep Pit Pig Facility

Animal Manure Management Updated: October 27, 2015

The objectives of this research project are to monitor the indoor air quality of a deep-pit; wean-to-finish pig building over one pig-growth cycle (six...

Research Summary: Turnip Response to Vermicompost

Animal Manure Management Updated: October 26, 2015

Vermicomposting separated swine solids is a way to reduce odor and pathogens in a product that can be used off site as a nutrient source and soil amendment....

Feed Management and Phosphorus Excretion in Dairy Cows

Dairy Animal Manure Management Updated: October 26, 2015

“Phosphorus (P) is an essential element for plant and animal growth and its input has long been recognized as necessary to maintain profitable crop and...

Siting Swine Facilities Using Iowa State's Community Assessment Model

Animal Manure Management Updated: October 23, 2015

Printer friendly version of this summary.A model, called the Community Assessment Model for Odor Dispersion (CAM), was developed to predict receptor odor...

Mitigating Air Emissions from Animal Manure: Summaries of Innovative Technologies

Animal Manure Management Updated: September 25, 2015

Reprinted, with permission, from the proceedings of: Mitigating Air Emissions From Animal Feeding Operations Conference.Technologies that apply to multiple...

Greenhouse Gas Emissions Research on Animal Agriculture

Animal Manure Management Updated: July 23, 2015

What is the current state of the science on measuring greenhouse gas emissions from animal housing and manure storage areas? This presentation was originally...

Simultaneous Treatment of Odor, Volatile Organic Compounds, Hydrogen Sulfide, Ammonia, and Pathogens With Ultraviolet Light

Animal Manure Management Updated: February 03, 2015

Printer friendly version of this summary.The simultaneous treatment of odors, gases, airborne pathogens using novel ultraviolet (UV) treatment project...

Odor Mitigation Using Vegetative Environmental Buffers Research Summary

Animal Manure Management Updated: February 03, 2015

The objective of this research is to evaluate the bio-physical, economic and social efficacy of the use of Vegetative Environmental Buffers (VEBs) -...

Protocol for Determining the Cost/Benefit of a Manure Storage Lagoon Cover

Animal Manure Management Updated: February 03, 2015

A protocol was developed to determine the cost/benefit of installing a cover over a manure storage structure. Included are a discussion on the cost and...

Diet Modification to Reduce Odors, Gas Emissions and Nutrient Excretions from Swine Operations

Animal Manure Management Updated: February 03, 2015

The pork industry has undergone a rapid change in the past two decades, with a decrease in farm numbers and an increase in farm size. These changes magnify...

Odor Emissions and Chemical Analysis of Odorous Compounds from Animal Buildings

Dairy Animal Manure Management Updated: February 03, 2015

Data is being collected from the four NAEMS sites (dairy sites in Wisconsin and Indiana and pig sites in Iowa and Indiana). Data collection is about ¼...

Orienting Buildings Perpendicular to Prevailing Winds May Reduce Odors

Animal Manure Management Updated: February 03, 2015

Scientists from USDA's Agricultural Research Service (ARS) are taking a sideways look at odors, literally.As anyone that has evaluated potential sites for...

Research Summary: Black Soldier Fly Prepupae - A Compelling Alternative to Fish Meal and Fish Oil

Animal Manure Management Updated: August 19, 2013

Research summaries are a brief description of current research being conducted throughout the country. If you would like to contribute information from your...

Research Summary: Evaluation of a Synthetic Tube Dewatering System for Animal Waste Pollution Control

Dairy Animal Manure Management Updated: July 31, 2013

The objective of this field study was to evaluate the performance of a Geotube® dewatering system under field conditions by quantifying the mass removal...

Improving Manure Nutrient Application in Karst Topography (CIG Summary)

Animal Manure Management Updated: July 31, 2013

Demonstration of Enhanced Technologies for Land Application of Animal Nutrient Sources in Sensitive WatershedsEntire Report (PDF file, 1.5 MB)Land...

Yield and Economic Impact of Fall Versus Spring Applied Manure on Wheat

Animal Manure Management Updated: April 21, 2011

Many questions are asked concerning the right time or the right crop to apply manure. To answer these questions a study was initiated at the NDSU...

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