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Publication chemical/x-pdb Containment Pond Management
Containment ponds are constructed at the base of a feedlot’s slope and designed to collect and contain nutrient-loaded runoff. This publication talks about how to manage containment ponds by understanding soil and water relationships, applying effluent for crops needs, and knowing when to apply containment pond effluent.
Located in Livestock
Publication Troff document Composting Animal Manures: A guide to the process and management of animal manure compost
Composting and utilizing compost are advantageous tools in nutrient management plans that, when managed properly, reduce the potential to pollute and benefit crops.
Located in Livestock
Publication Manure Spreader Calibration For Nutrient Management Planning
Livestock manures contain many beneficial and valuable plant nutrients. However, if the manure application equipment is not properly calibrated, these valuable nutrients may be wasted by overapplication or crop yield goals may not be met due to underapplication. This publication explains 2 simple manure spreader calibration techniques.
Located in Livestock
Publication North Dakota Manure Fertilizer Use Recommendations
Multiple years of manure fertilizer use research in ND have shown that manure can be used as a fertilizer but there are management considerations. If the manure is used on short season crops such as wheat, some supplemental nitrogen fertilizer is needed. If used on a longer season crop such as corn, manure can be a complete substitution for commercial fertilizer.
Located in Environment & Natural Resources
Publication Liquid Level or Depth Marker for Earthen Runoff Ponds
A properly functioning liquid level marker enables the producer to easily determine the storage capacity of pond, make management decisions and record storage conditions of the pond during regular inspections.
Located in Livestock
Publication application/x-maker North Dakota CAFO Operators Record Book
By using this record book, North Dakota CAFO operators will meet the recordkeeping requirements of the North Dakota guidelines for AFOs and CAFOs that are not included in a nutrient management or mortality plan.
Located in Livestock
Publication ECMAScript program Manure Spills: What You Need to Know and Environmental Consequences
Manure spills are defined as manure that is released to the environment in a manner that exceeds the rate of nutrient uptake by plants or applied in a manner that is not identified in the “Nutrient Management Plan.” Manure spills may occur during manure storage, transportation and land application.
Located in Environment & Natural Resources
Publication 5 Easy Steps for Composting Dead Livestock
Dead animals are an inevitable part of a livestock operation. Livestock owners can dispose of dead animals by composting. This guide offers step-by-step instructions for a livestock owner to follow.
Located in Livestock
Publication chemical/x-pdb Resource Guide for Livestock Manure Management
Livestock manure management issues are becoming increasingly important and complex. Ample educational, technical and financial assistance is available to producers. Individuals are encouraged to take a proactive approach when dealing with livestock manure to take advantage of resources and avoid negative regulatory action.
Located in Environment & Natural Resources
Publication Animal Carcass Disposal Options Rendering • Incineration • Burial • Composting
This publication serves as a reference for producers regarding options of carcass disposal.
Located in Environment & Natural Resources
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