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...
EPA, NPPC and the poultry and egg association are asking the court to give the agency more time to provide farmers with specific guidance before mandating reporting takes effect.
How can we do a better at moving manure from farmstead to field, quickly, safely and environmentally consciously?
Research shows Drylet inhibits foaming and reduces solids in swine-manure pits.
Harvest of small grains, corn and soybeans signifies the start of land application of livestock manure. Producers are encouraged to consider the risks that the presence of hydrogen sulfide pose.
Mighty Earth blamed the largest Gulf of Mexico dead zone on the meat industry. Tyson Foods named as biggest influencer.