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Tour of Bull Country Compost during the 2019 Manure Science Review

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

Certified Livestock Mortality continuing education opportunity | December 2 from 10 am-noon | Speakers will address biosecurity breaches, updates on mortality composting, and worker safety.  | Program details  |   Register here

Nutrient management focus webinar | December 9 from 10 am-noon | Topics presented will be side-dressing corn with liquid manure, edge of field results, components of a voluntary nutrient management plan, and the H2Ohio program.  |  Program details  |   Register here

*ODA Certified Livestock Managers (CLMs) will earn 2.0 continuing education hours for each webinar (4.0 total). Indiana credits also available. Webinars are open to everyone who is interested.

Webinar: Successful Strategies for Transferring Manure | December 11 at 2:30 pm (EST) | Hear what is being done to move manure nutrients and organic matter off-farm or to another watershed. Speakers include Tom Menke (OH), Amy Schmidt (NE), and Denise Mullinax (CA).  |  Details

From Morning AgClips:
Ohio NRCS awards three conservation projects | Studies to evaluate the effectiveness of manure application for hemp production and the use of agricultural drainage for multi-species aquaponics systems were funded by the Conservation Innovation Grant program.  |  Article

New H2Ohio incentive program | A one-time payment of $2,000 per acre is available for new Lake Erie CREP wetlands and forested riparian buffers.  Applications will be accepted from Dec 1, 2020 to Jan 29, 2021.  |  Article

From Manure Manager:
Early fall applied manure can lead to corn yield loss | Research in Iowa demonstrated that applying manure later in the fall, when soil temperatures were less than 50oF, significantly increased corn yield.  |  Article

From UNL:
Manure Management: Economics, Agronomics, Environment | Viewpoints on manure management from the perspective of a consultant (part 1) and a cattleman and row crop farmer (part 2).  |  Part 1  |  Part 2

From the European Sustainable Phosphorus Platform (ESPP):
Manure processing as a pathway to enhanced nutrient recycling |  A report on 14 different methods for reducing moisture and/or concentrating nutrients so that manure can be transported greater distances.  |  Details