Leslie Johnson - UNL Animal Manure Management Coordinator

Leslie Johnson

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57905 866 Rd Concord NE 68728-2828
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Work 402-584-3818 On campus, dial 7-3818

Land application training location map

Applying Manure Management Concepts On-Farm

May 11, 2021

2021 seems to be moving in the right direction. Fairs will likely go on with little to no restrictions. Maybe best of all, this year’s Land Application Recertification sessions, called Applying Manure Management Concepts On-Farm, are scheduled to be in-person at many locations across the state in June, with one taking place in May in Lexington.

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2021 Land Application Training Shifts to Hybrid Learning

January 6, 2021
Beginning February, the Animal Manure Management team will use a combination of virtual and in-person sessions to complete land application training for 2021.

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Flyer for manure calendar. Available at your local extension office.

2021 Nutrient Management Record Keeping Calendars Now Available

December 16, 2020
The 2021 Nutrient Management Record Keeping Calendars are now available from Nebraska Extension. This easy-to-use recordkeeping calendar tracks manure-related records for livestock and cropping operations and is designed to be used by all sizes of livestock operations.

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Palmer Amaranth Seeds in Manure - What Can You Do?

October 29, 2020
There are several ways seeds of Palmer amaranth can be introduced into your fields. Manure is one of them. This article provides some valuable answers on reducing Palmer amaranth seed in feed, reducing Palmer amaranth seed in manure and field application of contaminated manure.

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The Science Behind 50-degree Soil and Nitrogen Application

October 8, 2019
From Water.unl.edu: When applying anhydrous or an ammonia-rich manure, wait until soils start to cool. Soil temperature affects how quickly soil microbes will process ammonium nitrogen to nitrate.

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Land application of manure with a solid manure spreader (Photo by Robb Meinen, Pennsylvania State University)
Land application of manure with a solid manure spreader (Photo by Robb Meinen, Pennsylvania State University)

Manure Land Application Training at 8 Sites

January 3, 2019
Turning manure nutrients into better crop yields while protecting the environment will be the focus of eight Nebraska Extension workshops being held across the state this February.

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Soil Health Nexus Looks to Better Understand your Soil Health Challenges

April 11, 2018
The Soil Health Nexus is conducting a short survey to better understand your soil health challenges. Which benefits of soil health are most important to you? What practices do you use to improve soil health? Water quality? Sharing your insights can help them develop information resources to better meet your needs.

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The Nebraska Extension Animal Manure Management Team will be hosting a lagoon closure demonstration Nov. 1 at the UNL Haskell Agricultural Laboratory near Concord.
The Nebraska Extension Animal Manure Management Team will be hosting a lagoon closure demonstration Nov. 1 at the UNL Haskell Agricultural Laboratory near Concord..