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Webinar: Coupling Manure Digesters with Natural Gas Systems | April 16 at 2:30 pm ET | Learn where, how and when it makes sense to convert biogas produced from anaerobic digestion of manure, to pipeline quality methane.  |  Details

From Ohio Ag Net:
Topdressing wheat with liquid swine manure | Glen Arnold, OSU Manure Nutrient Management Systems Field Specialist, discusses N content, application rates, ands P removal for manure application to growing wheat.  |  Article

From North Central Region Water Network:
Webinar: Nutrient Reduction Best Management Practices in Cold Climates| April 14 at 3:00 pm ET) | This review of a 2019 workshop will include research gaps,  most effective BMPs, and need for further discussion.  |  Details

Farmer-led networks established in Michigan’s Saginaw Bay area to increase nutrient management practices | The goal is to encourage connections between farmers where they can discuss nutrient management and conservation efforts, including cost share programs that lead to improved water quality.  |  Article

From Manure Manager:
2021 North American Manure (virtual) Expo | August 23-26 | Watch demonstrations on applying solid and liquid manures, attend educational seminars, and visit with vendors, all from the comfort of your home.  |  Details

Manure gas safety | An overview of risks and safety protocols to protect animals and workers.  |  Article

How are farmers evolving with the times? | Jeff Porter, leader of the NRCS Animal Manure and Nutrient Management Team, talks about how the team’s focus has changed since it began in 2004 as producers’ needs have changed.  |  Article