Content tagged "manure storage and handling"

Separation Technologies for Capturing Nutrients from Manure

Animal Manure Management Updated: January 22, 2019

Exporting phosphorus and possibly nitrogen from larger livestock operations as well as regions of large livestock populations is often essential for...

Considerations for the use of Manure Irrigation Practices

Animal Manure Management Updated: October 17, 2018

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

Emergency Response to Natural Disasters for Livestock Facilities

This webinar discussed the various natural disasters that occurred throughout 2017 and the ways that livestock farmers and Extension professionals...

Determining Causes of Deep‐pit Swine Manure Foaming Issues and Potential Mitigation Strategies

Animal Manure Management Updated: April 10, 2018

Substantial new of information has been learned about the foaming process, its potential causes, and the different methods of addressing it. This...

Making Sense of Treatment Technology Options for Livestock Farms

Dairy Animal Manure Management Updated: March 29, 2018

Have you ever wondered whether manure should be treated on your livestock operation? What technology will work best in your situation? This webinar discusses...

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),...

MANURE ENTOMOLOGY: Manure Management That Won’t “Bug You”

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

Ever wonder how Mother Nature takes care of her own waste stream? Did you know Scarab Beetles that were worshipped and worn in ancient times as jewelry are...

Construction and Maintenance of a Manure Pond - Part 2

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

This presentation discusses manure pond liners, case study of installation of synthetic liners, a system to detect seepage rate from manure ponds, and a...

Construction and Maintenance of a Manure Pond - Part 1

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

This presentation discusses manure pond liners, case study of installation of synthetic liners, a system to detect seepage rate from manure ponds, and a...

Winter Manure Application Options

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

Manure application in winter brings increased risk of runoff reaching surface or groundwater resources. Practical and science-based options exist for...

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