Content tagged "manure safety"

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...

Poo is not to play with: Manure Handling Safety

Animal Manure Management Updated: November 16, 2017

In this webinar, Penn State University extension professionals share on the dangers associated with agitation, confined spaces, safe operating procedures,...

Manure Safety and Transport

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

In the rush to complete harvest, manure application, and winter preparations, small mistakes and accidents can result in major downtime, expense and...

Waste to Worth Preview: Gypsum Bedding Risks and Rewards

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

In a preview of the useful topics that will be discussed and presented via posters and informational sessions at the Waste to Worth Conference in Seattle, a...

Manure Spills and Emergency Planning

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

Managing Manure Spills and AFO/CAFO Emergency Planning. This presentation was originally broadcast on July 9, 2010. More...What software do you need to view...

Manure Storage Safety

Animal Manure Management Updated: October 04, 2016

Manure storage structures are an integral part of livestock feeding operations. They allow for manure containment until conditions are favorable for land...

Hydrogen Sulfide Release from Dairy Manure Storages Containing Gypsum Bedding

Animal Manure Management Updated: October 07, 2015

Gypsum, a recycled product from the waste streams of the manufacturing and construction industries, provides ideal bedding for livestock because it absorbs...

Gypsum Bedding – Risks and Recommendations for Manure Handling

Animal Manure Management Updated: October 07, 2015

Waste to Worth home | More proceedings....Note: This topic was included in a poster at the 2015 Waste to Worth conference and was part of a pre-conference...

Anaerobic Digesters and Biogas Safety

Animal Manure Management Farm Energy Updated: April 02, 2012

When manure is anaerobically digested, the biogas produced is primarily composed of methane and carbon dioxide, with lesser amounts of hydrogen sulfide,...

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