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  1. Jim Hoorman demonstrates soil slaking at the 2017 Manure Science Review

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    Feb 22, 2021

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    From Briggette Moneymaker (OSU)
    Free webinar: Best Management Practices for Water Quality | February 24 at 10 am (ET) |  Greg LaBarge and Libby Dayton, with OSU, will be joined by members of the Stateler Family Farms to discuss what does and does not work. CCA credits: NM-1; S&WM-0.5) available. |  Register

  2. Stockpiled manure

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    Jan 25, 2021

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    From the Ohio Ag Net:
    Remember setbacks when applying manure in winter | Glen Arnold, OSU, discusses best practices that reduce manure runoff risks, including those specific to a given watershed.  |  Article

  3. The soil is alive

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    Dec 18, 2020

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    From Ohio Country Journal:
    Shelby County SWCD partners with USDA to improve water quality | Producers in the Loramie Creek Watershed will be eligible for technical and financial assistance to implement conservation practices, such as manure storage structures and nutrient management.  |  Article

  4. Tour of Bull Country Compost during the 2019 Manure Science Review

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    Nov 24, 2020

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    From Dale Ricker (OSU)Two webinars from the Ohio Pork Council, ODA* and OSU:

  5. The Krauss Dairy at OSU Wooster Campus

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    Nov 13, 2020

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    From Manure ManagerFree webinar: Reduce runoff of losses during winter manure application | December 9, 2020 | Winter application increases the risk of nutrient losses; learn what methods reduce risks and the rationale behind them.  |  Details

  6. Agitating a manure storage pit

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    Oct 13, 2020

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    From NCRWNWebinar: Mandatory State Nutrient Management Plans | October 14 at 3 pm (EDT) | Ohio’s fertilizer applicator certification and Minnesota’s groundwater protection rule. | Details

  7. Applying liquid manure using a dragline

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    Sep 1, 2020

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    From Ohio Ag Net:
    Saturated buffer research tests relocation of nutrients | Redirecting flow from a subsurface tile outlet can reduce nutrients entering streams.  |  Video  |  More info

  8. Turning composted manure at the Manure Expo 2016

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    Aug 12, 2020

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    From LPELC
    Free webinar: Communicating Science Using the Science of Communication | August 14 at 2:30 pm EDT | Learn how the public forms their perceptions of science and health information and the kind of information sources they trust and seek out.  |  Details and registration

  9. Collecting a manure sample before application

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    Jul 1, 2020

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    Ohio Country Journal:
    H2Ohio update | Although funding to implement conservation practices was postponed in 2020, it is expected to be available in 2021. Farmers who applied for funding this year will need to contact their SWCD office to revise their application and complete the required nutrient management plan.  |  Article

  10. Manure stockpile with drainage to storage pond

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    May 28, 2020

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    Tomorrow - free webinar: Measuring and Understanding the Effects of Conservation within Watersheds |May 28 at 3 pm EDT | Research findings on the impacts of conservation practices in different watersheds.  |  Details

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