National Air Emissions Monitoring Study (NAEMS) Selected Results and Discussion of Their Significance

This webcast highlights the findings of the National Air Emissions Monitoring Study (NAEMS). The purpose of the NAEMS was to measure emissions of regulated gases from representative livestock and poultry facilities across the U.S. and improve the state of knowledge of agricultural air emissions, especially in the context of prospective regulation of those emissions.…

Improving Implementation of NMPs

This webcast covers three topics to help AFO operators understand how terms of CAFO discharge/operating permits relate back to the NMP, and how the NMP implementation can be improved and better documented: (1) U.S. EPA NMP permit terms, (2) perspectives on how better implement a NMP and (3) improved record keeping.…

Anaerobically Digested Manures

This webcast shares information on: monitoring protocols for anaerobic digesters, fate of nitrogen from manure after it has been anaerobically digested (AD), effect of AD manure on grass yield and nitrogen uptake, the fate of bacteria from manure after it has been AD, and the fate of bacteria after land application of AD manure.…

Utilizing Liquid Livestock Manure as a Top-dress to Wheat and Side-dress to Corn

This webcast discusses five years of on-farm research plots where liquid swine and dairy manure has been applied to soft red winter wheat fields and compared to urea as a spring top-dress nitrogen source. Research plots have utilized a Veenhuizen toolbar and a Peecon toolbar to incorporate liquid manure into standing wheat and more recently a dragline has been utilized to make manure application more efficient and reduce soil compaction.…