Beef

Plan now for safe manure handling March 2017

Steve Eickert, of Andover, Iowa, is planning ahead to ensure safety for employees, pumping contractors and himself Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

New tool for managing nutrient run-off March 2017

Alberta Agriculture & Forestry & the Intensive Livestock Working Group have been collaborating to build a farm management tool to manage phosphorus run-off Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Pit gases pose danger in beef barns February 2017

Hydrogen sulfide gas is a serious issue both in and around barns with liquid manure storage. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

2017 nutrient management calendars available January 2017

This easy-to-use record keeping calendar for livestock operations that keeps track of manure related records is available to all livestock producers. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

New tool for managing nutrient runoff January 2017

A new tool to help mitigate phosphorus run-off risk will soon be available. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Wood chips for cow chips January 2017

Wood chip pads were already part of the Irish, British and New Zealand waste management scene, but it wasn’t until Tom Basden – an extension specialist with West Virginia University – noticed many beef producers were having winter time pasture issues, that the system was introduced to the U.S. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Beef production on slats January 2017

Forget about cleaning cattle pens. An Ohio feedlot owner has taken the approach of housing his herd in a well-ventilated barn on slatted concrete floors. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Neighbors want CO biogas project shut down December 2016

The Heartland Biogas Project looks different from anything else you’d see in rural Weld County. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

NE Extension offering land application training December 2016

Eight Nebraska Extension offices across the state will offer workshops in January and February providing livestock farmers with information on manure nutrients Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

IA dry manure applicator workshops begin February 2017 December 2016

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach is offering manure applicator certification workshops for dry/solid manure operators on six different dates in 2017 Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Compost bedding good for cow claw health November 2016

The use of wood shavings and sawdust in dairy barns instead of straw bedding is especially good for cow claw health according to a study by Austrian researchers Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Dangerous gases a concern during manure removal November 2016

Gases produced during manure decomposition can build up in confined spaces & be released in deadly concentrations during agitation & pumping of slurry pits Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Composting can complete nutrient cycle of livestock November 2016

Nutrient management encompasses the entire life cycle of the animal. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Why industry is paying small farmers to cut pollution November 2016

Some water quality advocates think getting big industrial polluters to pay for farm runoff prevention projects is an innovative way to control water pollution. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Make manure safety a priority October 2016

With harvest winding down and manure application underway, it's a good time to remember manure safety, says Rich Gates with the University of Illinois. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

How much is beef manure worth? October 2016

I would like to look past harvest today and discuss manure application and valuation to give you something to ruminate on while sitting in the combine. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

SD farmers support updating manure regulations October 2016

For hundreds of South Dakota’s largest livestock producers, their way of life stood on the line this past week. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Group loses effort to delay SD permit hearing September 2016

The contested case on issuing a new version of South Dakota’s general permit for concentrated animal feeding operations began recently with an attempt to delay Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Increasing stocking rate may not lead to greater nitrogen leaching September 2016

A new study discovered circumstances where a decline in nitrogen leaching occurred with increased stocking rate. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

North American Manure Expo coming to SD in 2018 September 2016

South Dakota State University and SDSU Extension are pleased to announce South Dakota was recently selected to host the 2018 North American Manure Expo. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

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AgAnnex Events

Central Plains Dairy Expo Tue Mar 28, 2017 @ 8:00am - 05:00pm
Manure Manager Events
Muck Crops Conference Wed Apr 12, 2017 @ 8:00am - 05:00pm
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