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. More… Continue reading “Manure Management Planner Software”

Hydrogen Sulfide, How Serious an Outdoor Air Quality Concern

Hydrogen sulfide gas (H2S) is produced from animal manures under anaerobic conditions. Hydrogen sulfide is an odorant and is known as an indoor air pollutant where it can reach toxic, and even lethal, concentrations. But is it more than just an odorant at normal outdoor concentrations? This presentation was originally broadcast on September 19, 2008. More… Continue reading “Hydrogen Sulfide, How Serious an Outdoor Air Quality Concern”

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. The presenters are: Chris Henry, University of Nebraska; Mark Rice, North Carolina State University; Mike Westendorf, Rutgers University; and Fred Kelly, USDA NRCS. This presentation was originally broadcast on June 20, 2008. More… Continue reading “Managing Manure on Small Farms Webcast”