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Animal Manure Management March 26, 2018 Print Friendly and PDF
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March 2018

Happy spring! In this month's newsletter we take a look at April's webcast on small farm manure management. We also encourage you to sign up for the planning committee for Waste to Worth 2019. Additional sections include links to information on nutrient management for grazing animals, updates on regulations including CERCLA reporting and the withdrawl of a proposed rule on organic livestock and poultry. Read more...

January/February 2018

The first issue of 2018 highlights the upcoming webinar on preparing for disasters or emergencies. We check out several great articles on pastured livestock, climate, health and safety, and several upcoming events related to animal agriculture and stewardship. Read more...

September/October 2017

The Sept/Oct news is full of great information. A webinar on manure use on root crops and Waste to Worth 2019 will be in the Minneapolis, MN area. "Around the Horns" includes articles on water quality, manure benefits, nutrient management, and much more!

July/August 2017

The July/August issue includes information on a manure safety webinar. We also look at a new educational module on manure and water quality. The rest of the newsletter includes a lot of links and information about water quality, soil health, policy and regulations, and much more!

June 2017

Summer is almost here and the June issue discusses a webinar on runoff risk advisory tools, and a new online fact sheet on antibiotic resistance. We also announce the publication of a new module on water quality and manure management. Around the Horns includes snippets on nutrient management, farm demonstrations, policy, farmer stewardship, and more!

May 2017

May's edition brings recordings and proceedings from Waste to Worth and a webinar on application of liquid manure to standing corn. "Around the Horns" travels to policy and regulation, anaerobic digestion, nutrient management, grazing management, and much more.

April 2017

No foolin', the April newsletter focuses on the Waste to Worth conference, and announces a new self-study course on animal ag and air quality from USDA NRCS. The news rundown covers everything from water quality to antibiotics, animal welfare, nutrient management, and more.

March 2017

As everyone's thoughts turn to spring and manure application, the March issue covers safety, calibration, and the value of manure storage. We also discuss avian influenza and resources for sourcing carbon in case of the need to compost mass mortalities. More...

February 2017

The shortest month of the year is still full of good information! The next webinar is a presentation on the application and lessons learned in the field on using composting to manage catastrophic mortalities in an avian influenza outbreak. We also are co-sponsoring a series of roundtables on manure and soil health. We also link you up with some great information on regulation and policy, animal welfare, manure management, water quality and much more...

January 2017

The new year starts off with a bang as the webcast series highlights a presentation on resiliency and how weather and climate affect animal agriculture. Scenario planning is one of the tools being discussed. The links include quite a few servings of examples of farmer stewardship as well as articles on water quality, nutrient management, and policy. More...

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