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Manure Storage System Safety: Understanding the Risks

Manure Storage System Safety: Understanding the Risks

πŸ‘€By Tracey Erickson, North Dakota State University Extension Specialist 🕔Oct 23, 2017

Are you at risk while pumping out your manure storage system? Without throwing out the β€œhere’s your sign” card, the simple answer to the question posed in the title of this article is, yes! Many producers know and understand the

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Ohio: Fall Manure Application Tips

Ohio: Fall Manure Application Tips

πŸ‘€By Glen Arnold, CCA, and Kevin Elder, Ohio State University Extension Specialist 🕔Oct 18, 2017

With warmer than normal weather forecast for the next couple of weeks, corn and soybean harvest in Ohio is expected to get back on track. Livestock producers and commercial manure applicators soon will be applying both liquid and solid manure

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Pennsylvania Corn: Fall Manure Management

Pennsylvania Corn: Fall Manure Management

πŸ‘€By Douglas Beegle and Kelly Patches, Pennsylvania State University Extension Specialists 🕔Sep 26, 2017

After corn silage harvest is complete, one of the next jobs is spreading manure. Two important things to consider for fall manure application are timing and cover crop management. The best scenario would be if we did not have to

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Nebraska Research: Manure Used to Help Reduce Erosion and Runoff – 4 Lessons

Nebraska Research: Manure Used to Help Reduce Erosion and Runoff – 4 Lessons

πŸ‘€By Rick Koelsch, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Livestock Environmental Engineer 🕔Aug 7, 2017

Charles Wortmann and Dan Walters, faculty in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Department of Agronomy and Horticulture, provide several important insights in a field research initiative that monitored soil erosion, runoff, and phosphorus (P) loss from replicated field plots over three

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Livestock Manure Management Could Face Stricter Regulations – DTN

πŸ‘€By Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Jan 23, 2015

Manure from dairy operations could be deemed solid waste if it is not managed properly, a federal judge has ruled in a Washington state case that has drawn the attention of national agriculture groups. A federal district court earlier this

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