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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...

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 ...

Live from Waste to Worth 2013

Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 8:00 am EDT

The Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center is pleased to host a national conference in 2013. The focus is to integrate research, education and extension efforts related to managing environmental impacts of livestock and poultry production. We are striving for a...

Upcoming! Waste to Worth: Spreading Science and Solutions

Friday, February 15, 2013 at 2:30 pm EST

This webcast was a preview about the upcoming 2013 Waste to Worth Conference: Spreading Science and Solutions. The webcast will give an update of what will be happening at the conference including a description of the talks as well as the exhibitors and sponsors for the...

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...

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...

expired 2011 Proposed NPDES CAFO Reporting Rule

Friday, December 9, 2011 at 2:30 pm EST

An overview of and answer questions about the proposed rule requirements for Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs) with a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit. More... From the Livestock and Poultry Environmental (LPE) Learning Center CoP.

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...

Evaluation of a water conservation program: Is there a "silver bullet"?

Tuesday, May 10, 2011 at 10:30 am EDT

This webinar will present an overview of alternative strategies that can be used to encourage water conservation in residential / landscape uses. Estimates of effectiveness of the alternative strategies will be presented. The session will conclude with a question-and-answer...

Water conservation for developers – 101

Tuesday, April 26, 2011 at 10:30 am EDT

Population increase and new real estate development largely determine the water use and stormwater runoff trends in southern states. Can extension programs make a difference in planning of new subdivisions? How can extension agents navigate in the “city” of acronyms and...

Water and Energy: Can we conserve both?

Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at 10:30 am EDT

Households' water use decisions have direct implications for the energy use in water production. This webinar will discuss the methodology for estimating greenhouse gas emissions associated with water production, and present estimates of reduced electrical use resulting from...

Rainwater harvesting and water re-use: State Specialists' and County Agents' perspectives

Tuesday, March 1, 2011 at 10:30 pm EST

Presenters from Florida and Oklahoma will talk about the opportunities and challenges for using reclaimed and harvested rainwater for residential landscape irrigation. The collaborations between state specialists, county extension agents, and state and local agencies will be...