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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...

The Soil Health Paradigm: A Holistic Approach to Managing Manure in Agroecosystems

Friday, March 25, 2011 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by William Boyd

Soil Health is the capacity of a specific kind of soil to function, within natural or managed ecosystem boundaries, to sustain plant and animal productivity, maintain or enhance water and air quality, and support human health and habitation”. The soil health paradigm provides...

Changing Management of Nutrients in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed

Friday, February 18, 2011 at 2:30 pm EST

The objective of this webcast will be to outline highlights of water quality data and political drivers that will shape the future of agricultural nutrient management in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. While some improvements in water quality have occurred we will point out...