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Manure Innovation: Teaching Styles and Marketing Programs

Friday, March 20, 2020 at 2:30 pm EDT

Would you rather watch someone give a presentation or do something that gets you involved, maybe making decisions that you can relate back to your own farm? Active learning promotes better retention of the material. In recent years, the Nebraska Manure team has been working to...

Managing manure beyond the farmyard: Manure management for less-typical species and settings

Friday, January 17, 2020 at 2:30 pm EST

This month's webinar goes beyond the farm gate and explores how manure and effluent nutrients are handled for some less-than-typical farm-raised animal species. The speakers will share information about raising alligators and deer as well as aquaculture, and how to approach...

Phosphorus Management Lessons Learned from the Field

Friday, December 13, 2019 at 2:30 pm EST

Management of phosphorus in agriculture continues to challenge the sustainability of animal feeding operations. Three Extension and research leaders for phosphorus management issues will share their experience with us on critical lessons learned about phosphorus ...

Managing Manure to Mitigate Antibiotic Resistance

Friday, November 15, 2019 at 2:30 pm EST

The use of antibiotics in livestock production has been the subject of significant scrutiny in recent years as the emergence and proliferation of antimicrobial resistant organisms fuels worldwide concern about this critical, modern day health crisis. The ability of...

What’s New with Solid Separation? NRCS has an Answer

Friday, October 18, 2019 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Jeff Porter, Joe Harrison

NRCS has a new technical document entitled “Solid-Liquid Separation Alternatives for Manure Handling and Treatment.” This document brings together both the theory behind solid-liquid separation and the practical application of many different separation technologies. ...

Watershed Nutrient Inventories - Opportunities and Needs

Friday, September 20, 2019 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Erin Cortus, Mahmoud Sharara

Nutrient inventories and budgets are valuable tools that can guide decisions for both voluntary and mandatory nutrient management practices from farm to regional scale. Nutrient inventories of various scales provide different perspectives, and there are tradeoffs between...

California’s Efforts to Reduce Greenhouse Gases from Dairy and Livestock Operations

Friday, August 16, 2019 at 2:30 pm EDT

California is leading the nation in setting and achieving greenhouse gas reduction goals for a carbon-neutral future and mitigating climate change. SB 1383, passed in 2016, set a target for California’s dairy and livestock sector to reduce its methane emissions to 40%...

Reduction and fate of manure pathogens and antimicrobial resistance

Friday, May 17, 2019 at 2:30 pm EDT

Manure treatment, such as composting, and manure land application are generally considered to be effective measures to reduce bacterial pathogens and utilize the manure in an environmentally sustainable manner. However, unlike pathogenic bacteria, antimicrobial resistant...

Three Options for Cleaning Barn Exhaust Air

Friday, March 29, 2019 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Sanjay Shah, Daniel Andersen

Reducing aerial emissions and improving air quality is a common goal in the livestock and poultry industries. This webinar will present three approaches to reducing aerial emissions from barn exhaust air, using combinations of wet scrubbing, electrostatic...

Using Manure to Improve Soil Health

Friday, March 1, 2019 at 2:30 pm EST

Manure provides tremendous benefits to the soil health when compared to synthetic fertilizer. Soil organic carbon, water infiltration and pH are increased while bulk density is decreased. Manure applications according to crop nutrient requirements and the use of soil...

Intersections of Environmental Management and Biosecurity in Animal Agriculture

Friday, December 14, 2018 at 2:30 pm EST - Presented by Thomas Bass

Environmental management and biosecurity are strongly linked; those who advise the livestock and poultry industry on environmental issues are positioned to not only understand their role in biosecurity, but to also better incorporate biosecurity advice into their...

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...