Manure Application

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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Applying Manure Before Seeding Alfalfa March 4, 2016

Where do you spread manure?  What crops benefit most from manure application?  One good choice is a field about to be seeded to alfalfa.

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Training on Land Application of Livestock Manure at Multiple Sites January 14, 2016

Nebraska Extension Land Application Training workshops will be held at nine sites across the state in early February. Livestock and crop farmers will gain information on how to turn manure nutrients into better crop yields while protecting the environment.

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