Minnesota: Spring Manure Applications – Start Planning Now

🕔Feb 9, 2018It may be hard to imagine spring coming anytime soon with the recent arctic temperatures, but in a few short months it’ll be time to apply nutrients for the upcoming […]

Pennsylvania: Is Your Farm Ready for Inspection?

🕔Jan 26, 2018With the continuing concern over meeting Pennsylvania’s nutrient and sediment reduction targets set forth in the Chesapeake Bay Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL), the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), […]

Minnesota: Manure and Nutrients – A Complicated Relationship

🕔Nov 6, 2017Animal manure – or “brown gold” as some like to call it – is a valuable source of nutrients for growing crops when applied at agronomic rates. In Extension, we […]

Manure Storage System Safety: Understanding the Risks

🕔Oct 23, 2017Are you at risk while pumping out your manure storage system? Without throwing out the “here’s your sign” card, the simple answer to the question posed in the title of […]

Ohio: Fall Manure Application Tips

🕔Oct 18, 2017With 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 […]

Pennsylvania Corn: Fall Manure Management

🕔Sep 26, 2017After 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 […]

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

🕔Aug 7, 2017Charles 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, […]

Ohio Soybeans: Applying Manure to Double-Crop Fields

🕔Jun 20, 2017Wheat fields will be harvested in Ohio over the next 10 days and many farmers will plant double-crop soybeans. In recent years there has been more interest from livestock producers […]

Michigan: When Is the Best Time to Spread Manure?

🕔Apr 13, 2017When is the best time to spread manure for optimal crop production and minimize environmental losses? The simple answer is it depends on many factors. While not exactly a satisfying […]

Fall Tillage Goals: A Few Ideas to Get You Thinking – DTN

🕔Oct 7, 2016What is your goal for fall tillage? Is it to process residue, blacken the soil or break compaction layer? Perhaps you want to incorporate fertilizer and soil amendments like compost, […]

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