Livestock and poultry manure is a byproduct that can be a valuable resource - or a liability if not managed and utilized appropriately. This is the second of a series of publications: Manure Management, Treatment, and Ut More... Free Download
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 More...
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 More... Free Download
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 More... Free Download
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, More... Free Download
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 More... Free Download
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 More...
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 More... Free Download
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 More...
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 More... Free Download
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 More... Free Download
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 More... Free Download
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 More... Free Download
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 More... Free Download