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Manure Pit Death: A Preventable Tragedy

Friday, October 19, 2018 at 2:30 pm EDT

On July 10, 1988, Jerry entered a manure pit on his family’s dairy farm. He was swiftly overcome by hydrogen sulfide gas and was found floating unconscious in the manure. He was ambulanced to a nearby hospital where the medical staff put his odds of survival at zero....

Live from the North American Manure Expo 2018

Thursday, August 16, 2018 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Leslie Johnson, Erin Cortus

This webinar will highlight posters from the student poster competition at the North American Manure Expo that showcase recent advancements in manure-related research. We will talk with the judges for the competition about gaps in the manure industry that are being filled...

Considerations for the use of Manure Irrigation Practices

Friday, June 15, 2018 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Rebecca Larson

Manure irrigation is the practice of applying livestock manure to fields using irrigation equipment. In response to concerns about this practice, University of Wisconsin Extension convened a workgroup to examine the issues. The workgroup, composed of scientists, public...

Animal Manure’s Impact on Soil Properties

Friday, May 18, 2018 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Linda Schott, Charles Wortmann

Many times, discussions center on managing manure nitrogen and phosphorus in soil/crop systems. This webinar will focus on the relationships of land applied livestock manure and other organic materials to soil aggregation, resistance to erosion and microbial dynamics in ...

Equipment and facilities for managing manure on small farms

Friday, April 20, 2018 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Thomas Bass, Carissa Wickens, Jacquie Jacob, Michael Westendorf, Jeff Porter

The number of small farms is increasing in much of the country, ensuring up to date information is available is important to protect water and environmental quality. This month's webinar will focus on some of the farm and manure management needs of smaller farms. Discussion...

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

Friday, March 16, 2018 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Daniel Andersen

As early as 2006, there have been incident reports of explosions, fires, and/or blue flames moving across manure surfaces in deep-pit swine facilities. In 2010, major explosions occurred damaging buildings from melted pipes to complete 100% loss. A task force of nine...

Making Sense of Treatment Technology Options for Livestock Farms

Friday, February 16, 2018 at 2:30 pm EST - Presented by Dana Kirk, Richard Koelsch

Have you ever wondered whether manure should be treated on your livestock operation? What technology will work best in your situation? This webinar will provide an overview of primary treatment technologies for animal manure and their capabilities/limitations/costs....

Emergency Response to Natural Disasters for Livestock Facilities

Friday, January 26, 2018 at 2:30 pm EST - Presented by Thomas Bass, Carl Dahlen, kevin erb

Are you ready? What would you (or your clientele) do if a natural disaster hit your area? What changes should and do occur on a livestock operation during or following a natural disaster, not only to ensure the safety and care of the animals, but also the environments...

Next Generation Strategies for Managing Edge of Field Nutrient Losses

Friday, December 15, 2017 at 2:30 pm EST - Presented by Matt Helmers

Nutrient loading and hypoxia are not just a coastal state issues. This webinar will discuss what is being done in the Mississippi River basin and Chesapeake Bay areas to meet load reduction goals. Presenters will introduce strategies and best management practices (BMPs) to...

Effects of Long-Term Manure Applications on Soil in the Irrigated Northwest

Friday, November 17, 2017 at 2:30 pm EST - Presented by Amber Moore, April Leytem, Joe Harrison

An eight-year study of manure in crop rotations that include root crops (sugar beets and potatoes) is taking a very comprehensive look at manure use. Researchers are studying everything from yields, soil health, characteristics of the harvested crop, nutrient leaching, and...

Poo is not to play with: Manure Handling Safety

Friday, September 15, 2017 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Robert Meinen, Michael Pate

Join us for a “tank full” of safety topics on manure handling. Penn State University extension professionals will share on the dangers associated with agitation, confined spaces, safe operating procedures, ventilation recommendations, and worker safety. The presentation ...

Anaerobic Digestion Systems

Friday, August 11, 2017 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Curt Gooch, Rebecca Larson, Mahmoud Sharara

When most people think of anaerobic digestion systems, they think about the cost of the start-up of such systems. In this webinar, presenters will discuss opportunities and the value of these systems as well as the challenges that may come along when using an anaerobic...

The Use of Runoff Risk Advisory Tools for Water Quality Protection

Friday, June 16, 2017 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Nichole Embertson, Zachary Easton

Despite decades of efforts to reduce non-point source nutrient pollution, excessive nutrient losses continue from agricultural lands, contributing to water quality impairment. Wet, temperate and/or humid regions of the US, increasingly experience frequent runoff events that...

On-Farm Nutrient Management Research: Replacing Commercial Sidedress Nitrogen with Liquid Livestock Manure on Emerged Corn

Friday, May 19, 2017 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Glen Arnold

Livestock producers can more fully utilize the nutrients in livestock manure to reduce purchased fertilizer costs if they can apply manure when crops need the nutrients. Better capturing manure nutrients can reduce phosphorus and nitrogen losses into surface water bodies....

Avian Influenza Mortality Management Options, Composting Procedures and Lessons Learned

Friday, February 17, 2017 at 2:30 pm EST - Presented by Josh Payne

The highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) outbreak has become the largest animal health emergency in US history. As of February 2017, the USDA reports 233 detections (212 commercial facilities and 21 backyard flocks) affecting approximately 50 million birds in 22 states....