During agitation and pumping, noxious gases are released from the slurry and can rapidly spike at any time and at any location. Failure to keep gas concentrations at safe levels can result in a dangerous situation for everyone.
Weigh the benefits and needs of your operation when debating between fall or spring manure application.
Free online workshop intended for employees and owner-operators in the swine and dairy industries, as well as those involved in liquid manure transportation and application.
Source: Livestock & Poultry Environmental Learning CenterAn eight-year study of manure in crop rotations that include root crops (sugar beets and potatoes) is taking a very comprehensive look at manure use. Researchers are studying everything from...