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Manure Application Following Silage

August 2, 2022
Leslie Johnson, Nebraska Extension's animal manure management educator, breaks down the difference between nitrogen and phosphorus rates and how to choose the best method for your operation.

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Aminopyralids: Restrictions for Grazing, Compost and Manure

April 7, 2022
The EPA is currently reviewing a group of pyridines for residue concerns in manure and compost, and producers are encouraged to evaluate their grazing and compost plans before application of these herbicides.

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New UNL Manure Nitrogen Crediting Recommendations for Crop Fertility

April 4, 2022
This UNL Water article breaks down the new recommendations for crediting nitrogen following manure applications and how this will impact Nebraska growers.

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Valuing Manure as a Seller or a Buyer

March 7, 2022
This UNL Water article takes a closer look at the value of manure with respect to nutrient concentrations, crop requirements, soil conditions and potential commercial fertilizer supplements.

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When done correctly, applying manure ahead of seeding alfalfa fields can result in big cost savings on fertilizer.

Pasture and Forage Minute: Cutting Alfalfa Fertilizer Costs with Manure

February 10, 2022
Save money by getting a jumpstart on your summer annual forage plan. Plus, Nebraska Extension Educator Ben Beckman explains how to prepare alfalfa seed beds with manure to save on fertilizer costs this growing season.

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Applying Manure Management Concepts On-farm Programs in February, March

January 4, 2022
At these programs, producers will learn how to determine which fields are the most economical for manure use and which fields can benefit the most from manure’s ability to improve soil health and water quality.

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Maximizing Profitability of Manure Use

October 1, 2021
Commercial fertilizer and manure work together well, but only if you know how many nutrients you’re putting out in manure so that you can cut back some on commercial fertilizers and save that expense.

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Manure Application Following Silage

August 18, 2021
Animal Manure Management Extension Educator Leslie Johnson discusses how to develop your manure application plan, including best stewardship practices for optimum rates and application methods.

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