OCAMM odds & ends

May. 10, 2021
Applying liquid manure with a drag hose

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LPELC Webinar: Manuresheds: Advancing nutrient recycling in U.S. agriculture | May 21 at 2:30 pm ET | This initiative seeks to increase coordination of livestock and crop operations for improved utilization and distribution of manure. Learn more about the vision, opportunities and challenges.  CCA credits available. |  Details  

Virtual conference: International Symposium on Animal Moralities Management | May 18-19 | Topics cover a range of issues, including routine mortalities and emergency events, emerging technologies, regulatory trends, and more.  |  Details

From Ohio AgNet:
Is there a fit for in-season liquid manure application for soybeans? | On-farm research by Glen Arnold, OSU Extension, has shown that using a drag hose to apply liquid manure to soybeans up to the V5 stage provides moisture and nutrients but does not harm plants.  |  Article

From Morning AgClips:
The surprising power of chicken manure | A Mississippi study found that, compared to commercial fertilizer, poultry litter applied to soybean fields, reduced compaction, increased water holding capacity, and improved yield, but it did not increase soil carbon.  |  Article

Manure testing results are ‘no bull to cattle ranchers | In Texas farmers collect manure from grazed fields for analysis, which provides information on nutritional needs of the herd.  |  Article

From the University of Nebraska:
The role of the odor footprint tool in livestock nuisance litigation | Used to analyze the risk of odor from different animal facilities, this tool provides objective assessment for siting new facilities or deciding court cases.  |  Article

From North Central Region Water Network:
Tackling nutrient reduction BMPs for cold climates |  View a recording of a workshop in the Red River Basin of the North and access factsheets on current recommended BMPS and on research gaps that need to be addressed.  |  Article

The benefits of a vegetative treatment area on your livestock operations | These systems capture runoff from open feedlots in a basin designed to hold a 25-year, 24-hour storm. In Nebraska, the basin must be drained or pumped to a vegetative area within 72 hours of a storm.  |  Article