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Additive Products for Manure Treatment
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Additive Products for Manure Treatment

More than 50 commercial manure additive products are currently available in North America. This publication by two Purdue professors, the first in a series called "Manure Management, Treatment, and Utilization," provi...

Anaerobic Digestion Technology: Fair Oaks
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Anaerobic Digestion Technology: Fair Oaks

This publication, part of a series on anaerobic digestion technology in Indiana, describes technology used at Fair Oaks Dairy Farms in ...

Anaerobic Digestion Technology: Waste No Energy
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Anaerobic Digestion Technology: Waste No Energy

This publication, part of a series on anaerobic digestion technology in Indiana, describes the Waste No Energy system used by Waste No Energy LLC east of Monticello in White County.

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Anaerobic Digestion Technology: Windy Ridge Dairy
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Anaerobic Digestion Technology: Windy Ridge Dairy

This publication, part of a series on anaerobic digestion technology in Indiana, describes technology used at Windy Ridge Dairy.

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Animal Agriculture's Effect on Water Quality Waste Storage
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Animal Agriculture's Effect on Water Quality Waste Storage

This publication discusses lagoons and earthen pits, holding ponds, solid waste storage, composting, and location associated with animal agriculture's effect on water quality.

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Animal Agriculture's Effect on Water Quality: Pastures and Feedlots
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Animal Agriculture's Effect on Water Quality: Pastures and Feedlots

This bulletin discusses possible water pollution problems from pasture and feedlot systems and the management practices needed to protect water supplies....

Animal Manure as a Plant Nutrient Resource
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Animal Manure as a Plant Nutrient Resource

Manure is no longer a liability; it is an asset to be stored and applied in a way that maximizes nutrient value. Land application of animal manure provides a hedge against the high price of commercial fertilizers. Thi...

Basics of Energy Production through Anaerobic Digestion of Livestock Manure
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Basics of Energy Production through Anaerobic Digestion of Livestock Manure

Bioenergy generated from diversified sources provides local and emerging opportunities to reduce our dependence on foreign oil and petroleum-based fuels. This publication describes the basics of anaerobic digestion as a ...

Calculating Manure and Manure Nutrient Application Rates
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Calculating Manure and Manure Nutrient Application Rates

This publication describes how to estimate the capacity of 3 types of manure spreaders: liquid tank, V-bottom, and a box. ...

Dairy Manure Management Planning
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Dairy Manure Management Planning

This publication concentrates on the timely application of manure nutrients to crops. It deals with the part of a Manure Management Plan that utilizes manure as a fertilizer. A summary of manure handling options is in...

Drought and Nutrient Management Considerations for Dairy Farms
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Drought and Nutrient Management Considerations for Dairy Farms

Drought can affect dairy farms long after the dry spell is over. That is especially true when it comes to the manure applied to crop fields and the rate at which it is applied. This publication offers tips for fertilizin...

Estimating Manure Spreader Capacity
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Estimating Manure Spreader Capacity

This publication describes how to estimate the capacity of three types of manure spreaders: liquid tank, V-bottom, and a box....

Implementing Site-Specific Management: Liquid Manure Application
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Implementing Site-Specific Management: Liquid Manure Application

The value of manure in crop production is directly related to how it is managed. There is now the ability to document the amount of manure applied, where and when it was applied, and to avoid application in areas that mi...

Land Application of Manure
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Land Application of Manure

This publication discusses the challenges of land application, reducing runoff, minimizing leaching, and developing a nutrient management plan. A table is included listing the steps to help maximize manure nutrient-us...

Management Tips for Spring Manure Applications
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Management Tips for Spring Manure Applications

As plans for planting and getting into fields accelerate in spring, preparing ahead for manure application will help to streamline the process, insure proper nutrient application rates to support anticipated crop yields,...

Nutrient Management for Livestock Operations
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Nutrient Management for Livestock Operations

This two–page PDF emphasizes that manure from livestock operations can be a valuable resource. It describes how livestock producers can handle and apply manure to cropland to get the benefit of the nutrients it con...

Poultry Manure Management Planning
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Poultry Manure Management Planning

Proper handling, storage, and application of manure from poultry operations will protect Indiana's water resources. It can also increase profits of bird and crop enterprises. Here we bring together information about ...

Runoff Control Systems for Open Livestock Feedlots
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Runoff Control Systems for Open Livestock Feedlots

Runoff from open feedlots must be controlled so that it does not enter a stream. Settling basins and infiltration channels are simple, effective, economical means of runoff control. This publication discusses design, and...

Swine Manure Management Planning
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Swine Manure Management Planning

This publication concentrates on the timely application of manure nutrients to crops. It deals with the part of a Manure Management Plan that utilizes manure as fertilizer. A summary of manure handling options is inc...

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Swine Wean-to-Finish Buildings

A wean-to-finish building is an all-in-one nursery, grower, and finishing building for swine production. These buildings are one of the newest ways that swine producers have devised to remain competitive in a increasin...