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The Manager - Managing Manure

January 2015

Professional manure application – This month’s The Manager from PRO-DAIRY focuses on managing manure.
By Karl Czymmek

Taking care of (manure) business – Strive to do the best possible job every time manure is applied.
By Karl Czymmek and Quirine Ketterings

Cover crop and fall manure application windowThe case for earlier planting instead of shorter maturing corn.
By Bill Cox

Grass injector provides a manure management optionInjection reduces phosphorus runoff risk and ammonia emission.
By Lisa Fields

Satellite manure storageSatellite manure storage allows more flexibility in manure storage placement.
By Julie Berry

Optical sensors for corn silage productionSensors provide a way to check crop status and evaluate if more N is needed.
By Karl Czymmek and Quirine Ketterings

Manure rate research partnership with NMSP is valuable to farmYield impacts of manure application methods were compared.
By Lisa Fields

Covered manure storage systems: Tangible and non-tangible benefitsStudy surveys costs and benefits of manure storage covers in NY.
By Sam Steinbeg, Curt Gooch and Karl Czymmek

“Nutrient Boom” invention could optimize manure application efficiencyNutrient Boom allows application of liquid manure to growing crops.
By Lisa Fields

Drag hose manure applicationIncrease efficiency and reduce compaction with a drag hose.
By Julie Berry