Sessions Tagged With 'swine manure'

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Determining Causes of Deepā€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...

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...