Livestock and Poultry Environmental Stewardship Curriculum Lessons

Livestock and Poultry Environmental Stewardship Curriculum contains a series of lessons, CAFO fact sheets, Small Farm fact sheets, and Ag EMS publications.

CC 2.5 Jill Heemstra

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Module A. Introduction

1.Principles of Environmental Stewardship (individual sections) (entire lesson)
2.Whole Farm Nutrient Planning (individual sections) (entire lesson)

Module B. Animal Dietary Strategies

10. Reducing the Nutrient Excretion and Odor of Pigs Through Nutritional Means (individual sections) (entire lesson)
11.Using Dietary and Management Strategies to Reduce the Nutrient Excretion of Poultry (individual sections) (entire lesson)
12. Feeding Dairy Cows to Reduce Nutrient Excretion (individual sections) (entire lesson)
13. Using Dietary Strategies to Reduce the Nutrient Excretion of Feedlot Cattle (individual sections) (entire lesson)

Module C. Manure Storage and Treatment

20. Planning and Evaluation of Manure Storage (individual sections) (entire lesson)
21. Sizing Manure Storage, Typical Nutrient Characteristics (entire lesson)
22. Open Lot Runoff Management Options (individual sections) (entire lesson)
23. Manure Storage Construction and Safety, New Facility Considerations (individual sections) (entire lesson)
24. Operation and Maintenance of Manure Storage Facilities (individual sections) (entire lesson)
25. Manure Treatment Options (individual sections) (entire lesson)

Module D. Land Application and Nutrient Management

30. Soil Utilization of Manure (individual sections) (entire lesson)
31. Manure Utilization Plans (entire lesson)
32. Land Application Best Management Practices (individual sections) (entire lesson)
33. Selecting Land Application Sites (individual sections) (entire lesson)
34. Agricultural Phosphorus Management Protecting Production and Water Quality (individual sections) (entire lesson)
35. Land Application Records and Sampling (individual sections) (entire lesson)
36. Land Application Equipment (individual sections) (entire lesson)

Module E. Outdoor Air Quality

40. Emission from Animal Production Systems (individual sections) (entire lesson)
41. Emission Control Strategies for Building Sources (individual sections) (entire lesson)
42. Controlling Dust and Odor from Open Lot Livestock Facilities (entire lesson)
43. Emission Control Strategies for Manure Storage Facilities (individual sections) (entire lesson)
44. Emission Control Strategies for Land Application (individual sections) (entire lesson)

Module F. Related Issues

50. Emergency Action Plans (individual sections) (entire lesson)
51. Mortality Management (individual sections) (entire lesson)