Content tagged "solid manure"

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...

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...

Calibrating Solid Manure Application Equipment

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 17, 2016

Why should you calibrate solid manure spreaders? Simple, because you should know how much manure was applied to your fields. Combined with a manure testing...

Composting Livestock or Poultry Manure

Animal Manure Management Updated: February 01, 2016

Compost not only describes the completed degradation of a mixture of materials; it also denotes the process that materials undergo before becoming compost. A...

Costs of Solid Manure Application and Transport

Animal Manure Management Updated: October 23, 2015

Poultry litter and beef feedlot manure are the most common types of “solid” manure. Separated solids from dairies can also be a source of solid manure. Solid...

Solid Manure Collection and Handling Systems

Animal Manure Management Updated: October 23, 2015

Solid manure is typically generated in systems where bedding is added to manure to absorb moisture and enhance environmental conditions in the production...

A Novel Multiple Staged Leachbed Digestion System for the Treatment of Dry-lot Feedlot and Dairy Manures

Animal Manure Management Updated: April 29, 2015

A multiple staged digestion system capable of digesting drylot manures is currently under development. The system is currently being validated at the pilot...

Role of Solid Liquid Separation in Manure Storage

Animal Manure Management Updated: October 10, 2014

There are benefits for manure storage systems in separating manure into solid and liquid components. Solid-liquid manure separation is also a desirable first...

Process for Recovery of Phosphorus from Solid Manure

Animal Manure Management Updated: November 14, 2013

Waste to Worth home | More proceedings....Land application of manure in regions with intense confined livestock and poultry production is an environmental...

Air Emissions After Manure Land Application Including Subsurface Application of Poultry Litter and Solid Manure

Dairy Animal Manure Management Updated: June 10, 2013

When manure is land applied there are many different gases emitted, including greenhouse gases and those that contribute to odors. How much is emitted and...

Grid Soil Sampling to Guide Manure Application

Animal Manure Management Updated: June 04, 2013

Grid soil sampling for phosphorus and potassium can identify areas in fields with nutrient deficiencies and other areas with sufficient or excess nutrients....

Solid Manure Sampling Procedures

Animal Manure Management Updated: February 14, 2013

Developing a nutrient management plan depends on testing manure for nutrient content. Your manure test results are only as good as your sample. This page...

Compost Bedded Pack Barns for Dairy Cows

Dairy Animal Manure Management Updated: August 21, 2012

Dairy housing systems have a substantial impact on the overall health and longevity of dairy cattle. A compost bedded pack barn (generally known as a compost...

Solid Manure Application Equipment

Animal Manure Management Updated: February 14, 2011

The most common equipment for applying solids to the land is a rear-discharge, box-type spreader equipped with beaters that broadcast the manure over a width...

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