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.…

Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program and Two Innovative Technologies–Vermicomposting and Pyrolysis

This webcast discusses the USDA CSREES Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program and highlights two of the projects funded through the program. One project involves vermicomposting dairy manure and the other utilizes pyrolysis to convert poultry litter into biogas. The presenters are: Richard Hegg, USDA CSREES; Mike Serio, Advanced Fuel Research, Inc.; Tom Herlihy, RT Solutions.…