The following publications cover topics related to Swine Extension. For a complete list of MU Extension publications, visit the main Publications page.

Herd Management for Disease Prevention

Reviewed

Roderick C. Tubbs
Swine veterinarian
Commercial Agriculture Program

Jeanette L. Floss
College of Veterinary Medicine

An Automated Scraper System for Swine Confinement Facilities

Reviewed

Teng Teeh Lim
Extension agricultural engineer
Commercial Agriculture Program and Food Systems and Bioengineering, University of Missouri

David B. Parker
Research leader
Environmental Management Research Unit, USDA-ARS, U.S. Meat Animal Research Center, Clay Center, Nebraska

Tax Considerations for the Establishment of Agroforestry Practices

Reviewed

Learn tax advantages for planting trees for timber, using personal property for business use, investing in conservation and reporting timber sales as capital gains.

Land Application Considerations for Animal Manure

Reviewed

Charles D. Fulhage
Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering

Hog Manure and Domestic Wastewater Management Objectives

Reviewed

The objective of this publication is to identify the differences and similarities between managing municipal wastewater and managing the manure from grow-finish pig systems.

Managing Manure Phosphorus to Protect Water Quality

Reviewed

This guide defines the unique aspects of managing manure as a phosphorus fertilizer source and provides practical information about management strategies to reduce phosphorus losses from your farm.

Gases and Odors From Swine Wastes

Reviewed

Charles D. Fulhage
Department of Agricultural Engineering

Raising hogs in confinement has caused concern for air quality inside and outside of buildings.

Strategies to Minimize Phosphorus Loss From Your Farm

Reviewed

This guide discusses steps you can take to reduce phosphorus loss from your farm.

Swine Care, Selection and Showmanship

Reviewed

Patrick Kircher
Regional Livestock Specialist
West Central Region

Marcia S. Carlson
Department of Animal Sciences

Break-even Hauling Distance: Tractor-Pulled Manure Spreaders

Reviewed

John Lory
Department of Agronomy and Commercial Agriculture Program

Ray Massey
Department of Agricultural Economics and Commercial Agriculture Program

Matt Herring
Department of Agronomy and Commercial Agriculture Program

Feeding Organic and Inorganic Sources of Trace Minerals for Swine Production

Reviewed

Heather Hellman
Graduate research assistant

Marcia Carlson
State extension swine nutrition specialist

Best Management Practices for Nitrogen Fertilizer in Missouri

Reviewed

Successful nitrogen management delivers enough nitrogen to crops to optimize yield and profitability while minimizing losses to water and air. Learn the best management practices from sound economic, production and environmental viewpoints in this guide.

Hoop Structures for Missouri Swine Finishing Facilities

New

Thomas J. Fangman
College of Veterinary Medicine
Commercial Agriculture Program

Joseph M. Zulovich
Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering
Commercial Agriculture Program

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