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October 14, 2015
FEATURED NEWS: Manure spreader calibration improves nutrient efficiency
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Winter manure-spreading rules could change in WI

Some farms might have to alter their winter manure spreading practices if revisions to the Natural Resources Conservation Service’s 590 standards are put in place, possibly sometime within the next year. >> Read full article

Research proposals wanted for rapid disposal of poultry carcasses

The US Poultry board research initiative is requesting pre-proposals on the rapid disposal of poultry carcasses following depopulation. >> Read full article

Liquid manure used to extinguish tractor fire

Quick thinking by a manure applicator helped stop a tractor fire in its tracks in Iowa last week. >> Read full article

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Manure spreader calibration improves nutrient efficiency

As crops come out of the field, manure application equipment typically begins going in. While knowing the nutrient concentrations in your manure, the nutrient levels in the soil, and the nutrient needs of future crop needs are important, another critical component of the manure application process is using the right manure spreader setting, speed, and lane spacing during application. Combining all of these factors to optimize application efficiency is referred to as calibrating the manure spreader. >> Learn More…

 
 Event Calendar 
 

Livestock & Poultry Environmental Learning Center Webinar

October 16, 2015 >> More Info

USDA-NRCS Webinar

October 27, 2015 >> More Info

Royal Agricultural Winter Fair

November 6-15, 2015
Location: Exhibition Place, Toronto, ON >> More Info