Manure Management Planner Software

The Manure Management Planner (MMP) software is one option being endorsed by the US EPA and USDA NRCS for developing comprehensive nutrient management plans. The speakers are Rick Swenson, USDA NRCS and Brad Joern and Phil Hess, Purdue University. This program co-sponsored by the American Society of Agronomy and was originally broadcast on December 19, 2008.…

Manure Impacts on Soil

Beyond the value manure provides in terms of nutrients, what other benefits does manure have for soil quality? Webcast presenters are Mark Risse, University of Georgia, Ann-Marie Fortuna and Craig Cogger, Washington State University. This presentation was originally broadcast on October 17, 2008.…

Ammonia, The Air-Water Interface

Ammonia is rapidly becoming an issue of great importance to animal agriculture. Find out why it is a concern and learn more about the effectiveness of best management practices for reducing ammonia losses to the atmosphere. This presentation was originally broadcast on June 27, 2008. More…

Managing Manure on Small Farms Webcast

What is a small farm and why should we be concerned about nutrient management on small-scale operations? This webcast presentation will also include a tour of electronically available resources for small farm nutrient management and what goes into developing a nutrient management plan for small farms.…

Market Based Conservation Webcast

Market based conservation holds that on-farm conservation practices have value to society and therefore farmers may be able to generate income by implementing these practices. The webcast includes an overview of this concept and examples of active programs. The speakers are Suzy Friedman, Center for Conservation Incentives at Environmental Defense Fund; Dale Dewing, Cornell University; and Jim Jensen, Environmental Credit Corporation.…