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21 matches found for Manure Removal in Extension Publications

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  1. 50% Agronomy Facts 38C: A nutrient management approach for Pennsylvania: Nutrient Management Decision-making [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Department of Crop and Soil Sciences Publications

    "Effective nutrient management requires decisions to be made at several different levels of detail: strategic, tactical, and operational . Nutrient management activities for the different levels of management can range from the acceptance of a broadly-conceived environmental protection strategy to tracking individual loads of manure."

  2. 50% Pennsylvania Farm-A-Syst: Worksheet 4: Barnyard Conditions and Management [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Department of Crop and Soil Sciences Publications

    "The barnyard is often the first place to look for sources of sediment, bacteria, nitrogen, and phosphorus that can contaminate surface water and, in some cases, groundwater. Barnyards are busy places that can be difficult to manage. Mud and manure in a barnyard are not only a source of pollutants, but also sources of microbes that can cause animal health problems."

  3. 50% Pennsylvania Farm-A-Syst: Worksheet 5: Milkhouse Waste Management [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Department of Crop and Soil Sciences Publications

    "Milking center wastewater usually is considered a dairy sanitation problem. If not carefully managed, however, dairy wastewater can contaminate surface water or groundwater. Milkhouse wastewater may contain paper towels, detergent, milk solids, fats, manure, and other organic materials that reduce oxygen levels in water as they decompose. Fish and other aquatic life need this oxygen to live. If milk is frequently poured down the milkhouse drain, milk fats can cause premature aging of a wastewater septic system due to clogging of the drain field."

  4. 50% Pennsylvania Farm-A-Syst: Worksheet 9: Animal Waste Storage Management [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Department of Crop and Soil Sciences Publications

    "Runoff from livestock production facilities can carry manure, soil, microorganisms, and other potential pollutants that could contaminate surface water and groundwater sources. If not managed properly, animal wastes can affect water quality and human health."

  5. 50% Conservation Tillage Series: Cover Crops for Conservation Tillage Systems [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Department of Crop and Soil Sciences Publications

    "Producers seed cover crops to provide a soil cover or barrier against soil erosion. In addition, cover crops can improve the soil by adding organic matter, nutrients, and stability and by acting as scavengers to trap leftover nutrients that otherwise might leach out. Cover crops are used as ground cover, mulches, green manure, nurse crops, smother crops, and forage and food for animals or humans. Cover crops can be annual or perennial species, including certain legumes, grasses, and non-leguminous dicots."

  6. 50% Nutrient Management Plan Writing Workbook [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Department of Crop and Soil Sciences Publications

    "A self-guided workbook to assist livestock and poultry producers in designing and developing a manure management plan that meets the requirements of Pennsylvania?s Act 6."

  7. 50% Nutrient Management Plan Writing Workbook: Dairy Producer "Sample" Plan [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Department of Crop and Soil Sciences Publications

    "A self-guided workbook to assist livestock and poultry producers in designing and developing a manure management plan that meets the requirements of Pennsylvania?s Act 6. This workbook is a sample plan for dairy producers."

  8. 50% Nutrient Management Plan Writing Workbook: Swine Producer "Sample" Plan [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Department of Crop and Soil Sciences Publications

    "A self-guided workbook to assist livestock and poultry producers in designing and developing a manure management plan that meets the requirements of Pennsylvania?s Act 6. This workbook is a sample plan for swine producers."

  9. 50% Nutrient Management Plan Writing Workbook: Turkey Producer "Sample" Plan [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Department of Crop and Soil Sciences Publications

    "A self-guided workbook to assist livestock and poultry producers in designing and developing a manure management plan that meets the requirements of Pennsylvania?s Act 6. This workbook is a sample plan for turkey producers."

  10. 50% Manure Odor [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Penn State - Dairy and Animal Science Publications

    "As livestock operations continue to grow larger in size, so do the frequency of complaintsassociated with odor. Complaints seem to occur more often with swine manure than fromother types of livestock. We are making steady progress in solving odor problems. Alsoproducers are taking the complaints more seriously and interacting with the community toa greater extent than they have in the past."

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