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Nov. 1, 2018
Using manure to supply nutrients in a crop fertility program requires that manure be applied at the proper rate in terms of pounds of nutrients per acre. In addition, the manure must be applied uniformly across a field. Lush growth within and ...
Land application is the primary means of using livestock wastes in Missouri. Properly spreading manure on cropland is an environmentally acceptable means of managing wastes and, at the same time, realizing a benefit from the manure's fertilizer ...
June 1, 2017
Collection, storage and land application are major components of a complete animal manure management system to prevent water pollution. Uncontrolled runoff from cattle feedyards, hog lots, milking parlors and stockpiled poultry waste contributes ...
Jan. 9, 2009
Animal waste management facilities in Missouri have traditionally been designed as "no discharge" systems using anaerobic treatment design procedures. Historically, these animal waste management systems have been planned and designed by agency ...
A primary need and concern for most poultry producers is managing litter. You need to protect ground and surface water and fulfill regulatory requirements.You can meet the goals by applying litter to the land in such a way that nutrients such as ...
May 1, 1999
Poultry litter is a mixture of poultry manure and the sawdust or rice hull bedding from confinement buildings used for raising broilers, turkeys and other birds. Poultry growers must periodically clean their buildings to promote bird health and limit ...