Manure Application

Extending the Manure Application Window: Post Plant Experiences

May 21, 2020
Extending the window for manure application offers many possible advantages. One can reduce some of the labor and equipment challenges associated with busy spring application windows as well as deliver nutrients to the crop more closely timed to the crop’s nutrient’s needs.

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Land Application Training Available in January and February

January 9, 2020
Turning manure nutrients into better crop yields while protecting the environment will be the focus of nine Nebraska Extension workshops being held across the state this January and February.

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Manure: Waste or Valuable Agricultural Resource? (Survey)

January 8, 2020
Stories about manure often illustrate two opposing sentiments. Is manure a "waste" that pollutes our water resources and creates undesirable nuisances for communities? Or, is manure a "resource" that reduces the demand for importing greenhouse gas intensive inorganic fertilizers and improves the health of our soils? Please help us answer these questions by sharing your perspectives in a 15 minute survey.

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Precision Manure Application on Display at Manure Expo

September 27, 2019
Extension Engineer Rick Koelsch shares highlights from the 2019 Manure Expo. Precision technology paired with well-designed application equipment was key to achieving uniformity in manure fertilizer applications.

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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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Figure 1. Land-applied manure from finishing 5 million beef cattle per year in Nebraska contains the equivalent of 150 lb/ac/yr N applied to 1.2 million acres.
Figure 1. Land-applied manure from finishing 5 million beef cattle per year in Nebraska contains the equivalent of 150 lb/ac/yr N applied to 1.2 million acres.

Fertilizer N Substitution Values of Land-Applied Organic Materials

January 8, 2018
An article from the Proceedings of the 2018 Nebraska Extension Crop Production Clinics on accounting for nitrogen from land-applied manure when determining soil nutrient needs for crop production.

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Land Application Training in January and February

January 12, 2017

Eight Nebraska Extension offices will offer workshops in January and February on how to turn manure nutrients into better crop yields while protecting the environment.

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