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  1. Manure stockpiled in a field for spreading.

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    Dec 4, 2019

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    From the LPELC:
    Free webinar: Phosphorus Management Lessons Learned from the Field | December 13 at 2:30 pm EST | Learn from the experts about tradeoffs between reducing P runoff and improving soil health,  a public-private partnership geared to developing practical on-farm solutions to water quality, and the effects of management practices on P runoff.  |  Details

  2. Freshly turned composted bedded pack.

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    Nov 15, 2019

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    From Ohio Ag Net:
    Manure separation shows promise for better nutrient management |  A 7,400 head swine farm in Ohio is evaluating the effectiveness and cost of a solid-liquid separation system that includes mechanical separation followed by further processing of the liquid stream.  |  Article

  3. Field demonstrations at the 2018 MSR

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    May 16, 2019

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    From LPELC:
    Free webinar: Reduction and fate of manure pathogens and antimicrobial resistance | May 17 at 2:30 pm | Researchers discuss the fate manure pathogens and antimicrobial resistance following land application as well as potential measures reducing these pathogens.  |  Details

  4. Tour Bull Country Compost at the Manure Science Review, August 7, 2019

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    Apr 4, 2019

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    From Ohio Country Journal
    Topdressing wheat with liquid swine manure | Glen Arnold, OSU Extension manure nutrient management specialist, provides details on how best to apply manure to wheat fields now.  |  Article

  5. Side dressing with manure in Ohio

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    Mar 5, 2019

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    Livestock Mortality Composting Certification | Composting dead animals is an environmentally friendly and cost effective disposal method. Ohio livestock producers must attend a course for certification. Two dates and locations:
    -   March 7 | Tiffin, Ohio |  Details

  6. Glen Arnold gives tips for preventing spills at MSR 2018

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    Feb 19, 2019

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    Save the date: Manure Science Review 2019 | August 7 | Rowe Dairy, Strasburg, Ohio

    From the LPELC:
    Free webinar: Using Manure to Improve Soil Health | March 1 at 2:30 pm EST | Two speakers will discuss practical research that focuses on principles and practices for using manure to increase soil organic matter formation.  |  Details

  7. Field demos at the 2018 MSR

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    Jan 29, 2019

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    New: Certified Livestock Manager (CLM) Training | February 6-7, 2019 | Reynoldsburg, Ohio | ODA DLEP certification course commercial manure applicators, owners/operators of a major concentrated animal feeding facility, anyone interested in best practices for manure management.  |  Details

  8. Manure spreader ready to go at MSR 2018.

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    Dec 13, 2018

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    From SWCS Conservation NewsBriefs
    Fertilizers’ impact on soil health compared  |  A University of Wisconsin study found that, compared to inorganic fertilizers, manure contributed to better soil pH, total N, soil organic C, and water-stable aggregates.  |  Article

  9. Side dressing with manure at the 2016 Manure Expo in London, Ohio

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    Nov 14, 2018

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    From the Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center
    Free webinar: Manure sampling considerations in different animal species | November 16 @ 2:30 pm (EST) | Speakers will discuss manure sampling challenges and provide recommendations to reduce sampling error. | Program and registration details

  10. Building a windrow to compost dairy manure and bedding at OSU Wooster Campus.

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    Oct 10, 2018

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    ORAO 2018 Annual Conference  | November 2 | Columbus, Ohio | Find out what’s happening in the composting world: compost benefits and use in organic crop production, in-vessel composting at the Akron Zoo, food waste collection, odor control and more!  Click here for program and registration details.

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