Update: March, 2017. The Trump administration has issued an executive order directing the EPA and Army Corps of Engineers to review the rule and revise or rescind the rule as appropriate. More…
Update: February, 2016. Multiple challenges to the rule in district courts were consolidated in the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. Full text of ruling….
Update: October, 2015. A ruling by a district court in North Dakota (August 27) blocked the implementation of the rule. EPA felt that the injunction only applied to the 13 states that were involved in bringing the lawsuit and announced it would apply the rule in the other 37 states as scheduled. On October 9, 2015 a federal appeals court ruled that the injunction applied to all states & territories and that EPA could not implement the rule as they planned.
Update: August, 2015. The finalized rule has been published
In this webcast, Rose Kwok of EPA’s Office of Water, and Ken Kopocis, senior advisor in the EPA’s Office of Water, will explain the proposed rule and discuss what the proposal would mean to the agriculture sector. This presentation was originally broadcast on June 20, 2014. More… Continue reading “EPA’s Proposed Waters of the U.S. Regulations”
Ohio State University Extension has conducted small-plot and on-farm research on using swine and dairy manure as a sidedress nitrogen source for corn. This presentation was originally broadcast on March 21, 2014. More… Continue reading “Making Maximum Use of Nutrients in Liquid Manure”
Continued advances in technology have facilitated new avenues to access and extract energy (in various forms) from materials such as animal manure and crop residues that have not traditionally been considered viable fuel sources. This presentation discusses the use of thermochemical processes, including gasification, to produce biofuels from animal manure and was originally broadcast on February 28, 2014. More… Continue reading “Thermal Conversion of Animal Manure to Biofuel”
This webcast includes presentations based on a project to enhance “Prediction of Bioavailability of Phosphorus for Dairy Cattle”. The project is an integrated approach to increase the adoption of “Precision Phosphorus Feeding” on dairy farms. This presentation was originally broadcast on September 20, 2013. More… Continue reading “Prediction of Bioavailability of Phosphorus for Dairy Cattle”