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MANURE ENTOMOLOGY: Manure Management That Won’t “Bug You”

Friday, April 15, 2016 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Jeff Bradshaw, Jamie Cohen

Ever wonder how Mother Nature takes care of her own waste stream? Did you know Scarab Beetles that were worshipped and worn in ancient times as jewelry are actually Dung Eating Beetles? Learn all about nature’s important waste eating bugs (and more) during this webcast....

Antibiotic Resistance and Animal Agriculture

Friday, March 25, 2016 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Dee Griffin, Lisa Durso

Nearly every day the media bombards us with information on antibiotics and resistance to them. This webcast will examine the veterinary feed directive and how it impacts animal agriculture as well as discuss the state of the science as it relates to antibiotic resistance....

Thermal Manure-to-Energy Systems for Farms: Technical and Environmental Feasibility

Friday, September 18, 2015 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by John Ignosh

The Farm Manure-to-Energy Initiative is regional, collaborative effort focused on demonstrating and evaluating the performance of thermal, poultry litter-fueled technologies capable of producing energy and facilitating the transport of excess nutrients out of high-density...

Manure as a Solid Waste and Clean Air Issues in Animal Agriculture Webinar

Thursday, August 6, 2015 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by Shannon Ferrell

2015 has seen interesting development in legal issues related to livestock production. In January 2015, a federal district judge ruled that manure (stored or applied to a field) could become a solid waste under federal environmental laws. At the same time, a consortium of...

Micro Manure Management

Friday, May 22, 2015 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Mario E. de Haro Martí

When discussing manure management and land application, we often focus on the big picture – tons, nutrient calculations, odors, and size of storage. This webcast will take a look at the smallest manure managers, microbes and soil mesofauna, and how the work they do can ...

Manure and Nutrient Management in Tile Drained Lands

Friday, April 17, 2015 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Jim Hoorman

This webinar will expose participants to management and fate of manure and nutrients in tile drained agricultural landscapes. Participants will be given an introduction to tile drainage followed by information and case studies on the fate of manure application timing, rate...

Novel Livestock Housing

Friday, March 6, 2015 at 2:30 pm EST - Presented by Erin Cortus, Curt Gooch, Yuzhi Li

Livestock and poultry housing designs have changed in recent years, spurred by changing policies, consumer attitudes and producer preferences. Regardless of what motivates the change, however, is the need to simultaneously address animal welfare, environmental implications...

Waste to Worth Preview: Gypsum Bedding Risks and Rewards

Friday, February 27, 2015 at 2:30 pm EST - Presented by Robert Meinen, Joe Harrison

A preview of the useful topics that will be discussed and presented via posters and informational sessions at the Waste to Worth Conference in Seattle, a group of professors and extension professionals present about the use of gypsum in dairy bedding. Gypsum recycled from...

Getting started with manure storage and mortality management on small farms

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 7:00 pm EST

This program is part of a 20-webinar Michigan State University Extension 2015 Beginning Farmer Webinar Series. Getting started with manure storage, handling and mortality management on small farmsShelby Burlew, MSU Extension Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 7-9pm (all...

Mobile Manure Apps

Friday, January 16, 2015 at 2:30 pm EST - Presented by Jill Heemstra, Karl VanDevender, Rhonda Miller, Heather Darby

Have you ever wondered if your business, educational programs, or outreach program would benefit by developing an app? This webcast features a developer who has worked extensively with university extension as well as many other clients in sports, journalism, and...

Reaching the Next Generation Through Fun and Interactive Activities

Friday, December 12, 2014 at 2:30 pm EST - Presented by Erin Cortus, Rick Fields, Thomas Bass

Youth are an important audience for manure management professionals - they are the next generation of producers, consumers, and scientists (in other words, you!). Fairs, 4-H events, classroom visits are just a few of the numerous opportunities every year to share what we ...

Linking Feed Management to Whole Farm Nutrient Management

Friday, October 17, 2014 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Andrea Watson, Joe Harrison, Brian Richert

Nutrients in feed is the primary source of Nitrogen, Phosphorus, and Potassium that is imported to livestock and poultry farms. This month’s webcast will highlight a decision aid tool that follows the nutrients in feed all the way to the land application of manure for crop...

Livestock Mortality Composting – Beyond the Basics Part 2

Friday, September 19, 2014 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Thomas Bass, Josh Payne

As the popularity of composting as an option for managing livestock mortalities increases, innovative research has recently emerged regarding drug and prion persistence in mortality compost piles. A related issue is the consideration of worker safety during composting. This...

Livestock Mortality Composting – Beyond the Basics Part 1

Friday, August 15, 2014 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Saqib Mukhtar, Dean Ross, Karl VanDevender

Livestock mortality composting is a relatively inexpensive, biosecure, and environmentally sound approach to addressing the issue of carcass disposal. This webcast will feature presentations by national experts who participated in Langston University’s Livestock Mortality ...

Managing Biosecurity to Control Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv)

Friday, July 18, 2014 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by John Carney, Amy Schmidt

The appearance of the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PED) in North America presents significant challenges for manure applicators. Since the virus is primarily spread by fecal-oral contact and can survive in manure for extended periods of time, it is possible for the...