Manure Application

Fertilizers provide mixed soil benefits April 2013

Fertilizing with inorganic nitrogen and phosphorus definitely improves crop yields, but recent research indicates that it does not improve the soil. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Second Annual US Dairy Sustainability Awards Winners Announced April 2013

The Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy has announced the winners of the second annual U.S. Dairy Sustainability Awards. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

User-friendly phosphorus management program April 2013

A more comprehensive and consistent system for modeling phosphorus loss is now available, thanks to work by scientists at the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Manure spraying catching on in WI April 2013

New methods of spreading manure on farm fields are becoming the latest flashpoint of conflict among farmers, their neighbors and environmentalists. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Versatile revolutionizes product line April 2013

Versatile has unveiled a new line of front-wheel assist tractors that feature one of the largest cabs in the industry and a considerable increase in wheelbase. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Topdressing wheat with liquid swine manure March 2013

Research on applying liquid livestock manure as a spring top-dress fertilizer to wheat has been ongoing in Ohio for several years. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Firm to flat March 2013

It was a military idea at first – deflating the tires on army vehicles that landed on the beaches of Europe in the Second World War made it easier to drive them on the sand. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Dry soil conditions and liquid manure application in Iowa February 2013

The drought in the U.S. Midwest is creating not only unfavorable soil conditions for plant development and growth, but also changes in Iowa soil structure. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Biosolids can increase soil phosphorus January 2013

USDA research has shown that applying biosolids to soil can increase the amount of phosphorus present for years. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Keeping drag hoses in good condition January 2013

Drag hoses don’t come cheap. Depending on the system, hoses can represent a substantial capital investment. Getting a long life out of your drag hoses is good for the bottom line. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

W.D. FARMS January 2013

Customers often ask custom manure applicator Eric Dresbach to point out where he has land applied the manure from their hog or dairy farms because when they inspect the job, they can’t smell it. He takes that as a compliment. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Advanced nutrient management course Feb. 5-6 January 2013

The University of Missouri Extension Commercial Agriculture Program will hold the 2013 Annual Advanced Nutrient Management Course Feb. 5-6, 2013. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Cost-share grants for manure available from MDA January 2013

The Maryland Department of Agriculture announced financial assistance is now available to help farmers cover the cost of injecting or incorporating manure. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

CIFS launches expanded education program December 2012

The Canadian International Farm Show has organized an expanded educational program for all attendees of the event. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

North American Manure Expo brings all facets together November 2012

University of Wisconsin Extension and the Professional Nutrient Applicators Association of Wisconsin teamed up in August 2012 for the North American Manure Expo with a theme of Professional Manure Management. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Kelley Manufacturing wins AE50 Award November 2012

It was announced recently that Kelley Manufacturing had won a 2013 AE50 Award for its KMC 6400 Litter Windrower. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

SlurryKat announces worldwide distribution November 2012

SlurryKat, a slurry-handling specialist company based in Waringstown, Northern Ireland, has announced an international distribution program. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

VA farmers learn about chicken manure application November 2012

Farmers in Virginia are learning new technology to use on their farms to help utilize resources they might already have, such as chicken manure. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Aussie manure injector delivers to the roots November 2012

Farmers in Australia are trying out a new direct drill manure injector that delivers manure directly into the soil with little waste. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Fall manure management October 2012

Two important considerations for fall manure application are timing and cover crop management. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

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