Content tagged "pig manure"

Benefits of Using Liquid-Solid Separation with Manure Treatment Lagoons

Animal Manure Management Updated: October 02, 2017

Waste to Worth home | More proceedings....Treatment lagoons are one of the most common biological treatment methods used on swine and dairy farms that use...

Biosecurity for Livestock and Poultry Manure Management

Most biosecurity plans are meant to protect animal and human health by preventing the spread of bacteria or other pathogens. Indirectly, effective...

Novel Livestock Housing

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

This webinar provides examples and perspectives from the swine, dairy and layer industry on how and why producers have implemented changes to their housing...

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...

Managing Biosecurity to Control Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv)

The appearance of the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PED) in North America presents significant challenges for manure applicators. Since the virus is...

Clearing the Air on Biofilters

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

Biofilters have been widely adopted to filter gas, odor and particulate matter from livestock facilities. However, the science behind “how they work” and...

Proper Closure of Earthen Manure Storage Structures

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

When confined animal facilities cease operation, earthen manure storage and treatment structures must be closed properly to ensure that they pose little risk...

Anaerobically Digested Manures

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 30, 2017

This webcast shares information on: monitoring protocols for anaerobic digesters, fate of nitrogen from manure after it has been anaerobically digested (AD),...

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...

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...

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...

Organizing demonstrations and tours for Government officials and Extension on Animal Mortality Management

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 22, 2017

Provide some discussion on putting together Tour and Demonstration educational events. To Provide real life demonstrations and educational opportunities...

PA Finishing Swine Barn Experience: Changing from Mortality Burial to a Michigan Style Composting Barn

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 22, 2017

In the spring of 2014, the farmer with a 2020 finishing pig barn, wanted to change from burial of mortality to composting the mortality. We will document the...

Recommendations of the Chesapeake Bay Program Expert Panel on Manure Treatment Technologies

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 21, 2017

The US EPA Chesapeake Bay Program assesses nutrient loading to the Chesapeake Bay. There is a need to determine the impact of manure treatment technologies...

Partnerships in the Manure Nutrient Management Field

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 20, 2017

Responsible manure nutrient management improves environmental quality while maintaining agricultural productivity. Multiple organizations and individuals...

Livestock Methane Emissions Estimated and Mapped at a County-level Scale for the Contiguous United States

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 19, 2017

This analysis of methane emissions used a “bottom-up” approach based on animal inventories, feed dry matter intake, and emission factors to estimate...

Developing a Comprehensive Nutrient Management Plan (CNMP)

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 18, 2017

Livestock producers are presented with a number of challenges and opportunities. Developing a quality Comprehensive Nutrient Management Plan (CNMP) can...

Microarthropods as Bioindicators of Soil Health Following Land Application of Swine Slurry

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 17, 2017

As producers of livestock and agricultural crops continue to focus significant efforts on improving the environmental, economic, and social sustainability of...

Renewable Energy Set-asides Push Biogas to Pipeline

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 15, 2017

Deriving the most value from the harvesting of organic wastes, particularly waste produced through farming operations, can be quite challenging. This paper...

Nitrogen and Phosphorus Cycling Efficiency in US Food Supply Chains – A National Mass-Balance Approach

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 15, 2017

Assessing and improving the sustainability of livestock production systems is essential to secure future food production. Crop-livestock production systems...

Biofuels and Bioproducts from Wet and Gaseous Waste Streams: Challenges and Opportunities

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 15, 2017

To provide an initial characterization of the wet and gaseous organic feedstocks available in the continental U.S., and to explore technological...

Inclusion of the Environment Bottom Line in Waste to Worth: The Interaction Between Economics, Environmental effects, and Farm Productivity in Assessment of Manure Management Technology and Policy

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 10, 2017

In a global context, the pork industry constitutes a huge economic sector but many producers operate on very thin margins. In addition, pork is one of the...

Manure Management Technology Selection Guidance

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 10, 2017

Manure is an inevitable by-product of livestock production. Traditionally, manure has been land applied for the nutrient value in crop production and...

Nutrient Recovery Membrane Technology: Best Applications and Role in Conservation

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 10, 2017

Animal manure contains nutrients and organic matter that is valuable to crop producers if it can be efficiently applied to nearby fields, however this can be...

Recovery of Ammonia and Production of High-Grade Phosphates from Digester Effluents

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 10, 2017

 Conservation and recovery of nitrogen and phosphorus from animal wastes and municipal effluents are important because of economic and environmental reasons....

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