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4R’s of Nutrient Stewardship

Friday, November 30, 2012 at 2:30 pm EST

Nutrients used to grow field crops from fertilizer and organic sources are entering and polluting our waterways. Proper application of these nutrients can keep nutrients on the field, reducing fertilizer expense and increasing water quality. This webinar will discuss the 4R’s...

Microbes: From Farm to Public Risk

Friday, October 19, 2012 at 2:30 pm EDT

The movement of bacteria and viruses from AFOs, municipal waste water, septic systems, and wildlife continues to complicate water quality throughout the country and world. Though much has been learned in recent years, misconceptions and unknown areas still abound. More......

Webcast on 2013 Waste to Worth: Spreading Science and Solutions Conference

Friday, September 21, 2012 at 2:30 pm EDT

This webcast will be an open discussion about the upcoming 2013 Waste to Worth: Spreading Science and Solutions conference. The purpose is to bring together people who are curious, interested or uncertain about the conference and give them a chance to share ideas and hear...

Life-Cycle Assessment Modeling for the Pork Industry

Friday, July 20, 2012 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Karl VanDevender, Brian Richert

Do the pork industry’s efforts to improve production and economics affect its greenhouse gas emissions and carbon foot print? Research by the University of Arkansas combined with efforts led by the National Pork Board indicates that increased production efficiencies have...

Producer Association Efforts to Address Carbon Footprints: Pork and Poultry

Friday, June 15, 2012 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Rick Stowell

Have you wondered how food animal producer groups have responded to the attention given to their industries as sources of greenhouse gas emissions? Are they resting on their laurels since livestock and poultry production has been shown to be a relatively minor contributor to...

Nitrates in Groundwater Webcast, May 18

Friday, May 18, 2012 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Mark Risse, Rhonda Miller

Agriculture relies on the addition of nitrogen in the form of commercial fertilizers and manure to maintain current production levels. Nitrates, a form of nitrogen, can leach through the soil contaminating groundwater, potentially harming human health. Recent California...

Adaptive Management Webcast

Friday, April 20, 2012 at 2:30 pm EDT

The foundation of adaptive management is a rigorous and objective evaluation of management practices at the field level combined with a deliberate process to learn from the evaluations to make better decisions in the next season. The objective of this webcast is to teach...

Chesapeake Bay 2012 – Implications of the TMDL

Friday, February 17, 2012 at 2:30 pm EST

This is a follow-up webcast to Changing Management of Nutrients in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. That initial webcast told the story of why the TMDL was developed and the nuts and bolts of the TMDL as well as the next steps from 2010 to 2025. This webcasts shows the state...

Is your organization ready? A first step to a “Playbook” for Emergency Management!

Friday, January 20, 2012 at 2:30 pm EST - Presented by Tom Vestal

This presentation will demonstrate how Texas AgriLife Extension Service, using the organizational framework of the National Incident Management System (NIMS) and Incident Command System (ICS) in cooperation with other state agencies, integrated into the State EM Plan to...

Economics of Using and Transporting Manure

Friday, November 18, 2011 at 1:30 pm EST

Transporting manure nutrients out of and using manure in vulnerable watersheds, such as the Chesapeake Bay and the Illinois River basin, has become an issue receiving increased national attention. Researchers have studied sustainable use of manure in these watersheds and...

Proper Closure of Earthen Manure Storage Structures

Friday, October 21, 2011 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Saqib Mukhtar, Karl VanDevender, Thomas Bass, Catherine Nash, Terry Medley

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

Live Webcasts From the North American Manure Expo

Wednesday, July 20, 2011 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Jill Heemstra

Spreading manure in winter: what are the risks?Kevan Klingberg, University of Wisconsin