Dairy manure management
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- Published: Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018
COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension researchers are among the recipients of a new five-year, $4.34 million grant from USDA to study water and nutrient recycling, says MU Extension agricultural engineer Teng Lim. The grant, “Water ...
- Published: Thursday, April 5, 2018
MOUNTAIN GROVE, Mo. – Brothers Dwight and David Fry remember the day that they decided to build bedded pack barns for their dairy cows. They visited neighbor David Gray’s barns on a winter day when sleet was pounding down. “His cows were lying ...
- Published: Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013
COLUMBIA, Mo.– Nutrient loads can cause problems with water quality. That’s why the Missouri Nutrient Reduction Strategy Committee is working to decrease the amount of nutrients that end up in the Mississippi River. The committee, which is made ...
- Published: Friday, Oct. 5, 2012
COLUMBIA, Mo.— The University of Missouri has received a Conservation Innovation Grant from the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) to fund a three-year study of nutrient management. “The grant is focused on the phosphorus index, ...
Publication date: Jan. 9, 2009
Roof gutters may be needed with livestock facilities to divert clean water from contaminated lot runoff and minimize the total quantity of waste effluent requiring proper disposal.Clean-water runoffIt is estimated that the annual runoff from a ...
Publication date: Dec. 1, 2007
Center-pivot irrigation system for applying liquid manure. Manure typically is used as a fertilizer for crop production. This guide details the calculations needed to determine the fertilizer nitrogen value of manure, termed "plant-available ...
Publication date: Feb. 1, 2007
The objective of this publication is to identify the differences and similarities between managing municipal wastewater and managing the manure from grow-finish pig systems.There are two defining differences between domestic wastewater treatment and ...
Publication date: March 1, 2002
Many livestock and poultry producers fall into one of three categories:They are willing to make high capital and labor outlays to maximize the use of their manure for crop production;They are willing to minimize the amount of nutrients returned to ...
Publication date: Feb. 1, 2002
The Dairy Grazing Publication Series covers operating and managing a pasture-based dairy. These publications offer dairy producers a better understanding of management-intensive grazing and insight into various factors that affect the profitability ...
Publication date: May 1, 2001
Livestock manure is a potential source of surface and groundwater contamination. Modern livestock production, confining herds in smaller spaces, has increased problems associated with disposing and making use of manure. Properly handled and used, ...
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