Snowmelt can cause nutrient transport from manure, so careful planning is required to protect water and to get the most from the manure nutrients.
Wisconsin runoff risk advisory website
Nutrient management in soybean stubble
Impermeable cover on a manure storage that allows collection of biogas, keeps rainwater out of the manure and helps minimize odor and ammonia loss, but is it cost feasible?
On ongoing year-round process, manure management has been a key focal point in preparation of the storm.
Side photo of SDSU swine unit slanted bed biofilter with dimensions
Applying hog manure using a drag line system into a field of small grain stubble.
Manure applicator injecting into a soybean field.
Manure handling
MAPHEX was designed to be a mobile system that fits on two large flatbed trailers to service a number of small- or medium-size dairies. If it is scaled up to have the capacity to treat manure from a large dairy, it would no longer be mobile.