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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 ODS template Water Quality of Runoff From Beef Cattle Feedlots
Runoff from feedlot may cause surface and groundwater pollution. Knowledge of runoff quality from beef cattle feedlot pens would be useful to design effective management practices to protect water quality. The objective of this bulletin is to share runoff quality measurements from three beef cattle feedlot pen surfaces under North Dakota management and climatic conditions.
Located in Environment & Natural Resources
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 Options for Land Application of Solid Manure
Based on the type of livestock facility, manure can be handled and stored as a liquid (less than 5 percent dry matter), slurry (5 to 10 percent dry matter) and/or solid (greater than 15 percent dry matter). Figure 1 shows the relative consistency of the various types of manure that common animal species excrete. Depending on manure consistency, manure application equipment and application methods differ significantly.
Located in Livestock
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 Anthrax
Anthrax occurs worldwide and is associated with sudden death of cattle and sheep. Anthrax can infect all warm-blooded animals, including humans.
Located in Livestock
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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