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OCAMM odds & ends

FREE: Best Management Practice (BMP) Field Day | March 29, 8:30 am-4:00 pm | OSU Wooster Campus | Focused on increasing awareness of phosphorus-use efficiency, this event will include presentations, posters and demonstrations to showcase research and strategies to reduce fertilizer inputs and protect the environment.  4.5 ODA CLM and 5.0 CCA continuing ed credits approved.  Registration is free but required; lunch included.  | Details

LPELC Webinar: Moving Manure and Mortalities after Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza | March 17, 2023 @2:30 pm | Learn what the research says about HPAI virus movement and guideline for minimizing risks.  |  Details

From Morning Ag Clips:
On-farm community composting toolkit released | Developed by the Composting Association of Vermont, the toolkit provides resources for community members, who want to divert food scraps from landfills, and farmers who may be interested in composting them with manure or other ag residues.  |  Article  Toolkit

From UNL Water:
Calculating the value of nutrients in manure | The value of manure nutrients will vary depending on manure type, how and where it’s applied, and other factors. A spreadsheet from the University of Nebraska can be used to calculate manure value.  |  Article

From Manure Manager:
Consortium to explore conversion of manure into sustainable jet fuel | An EU funded project will evaluate two methods, hydrothermal liquefaction and slurry-hydro treatment, for converting manure and other agricultural residues to aviation fuel.  |  Article

Manure Mondays: Managing weed seeds in manure | Watch this recorded webinar to learn more about how to best manage weeds seeds in your manure.  |  Recording

The Manure Expo slogan contest tradition returns | Submit your ideas to be one of the “top 10 rejected slogans” for this year’s Manure Expo that will be held August 9-10 in Arlington, Wisconsin.  |  Details

From SWCS Conservation NewsBrief:
Biodegradable soil sensors could change farming, conservation approaches | Researchers are developing a biodegradable sensor that would provide real time data on decomposition to help farmers assess microbial activity and soil health.  |  Article