Dairy manure management
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- 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, ...
Publications 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 ...
Publications Date: Jan. 9, 2009
The first factor to consider in selecting a site for an animal feeding operation is state and local permitting requirements and ordinances. Consult local health and regulatory authorities and have all plans approved before constructing any manure ...
Publications 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 ...
Publications 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 ...
Publications Date: April 1, 2004
Missouri dairy manure management can be classified into three systems — solid, slurry or lagoon — depending on the collection, transportation and distribution of manure on the fields. These systems are dependent on the amount of bedding ...
Publications Date: July 1, 2003
Several trends in modern animal agriculture are causing people to look at easements as a legal tool to help them meet their business objectives. Animal feeding operations are getting larger, and animals are housed in facilities engineered to capture ...
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