Nutrient and Manure Management

Nutrient and Manure Management

Nitrogen and phosphorus are important plant nutrients. They are also byproducts of animal agriculture and municipal wastewater treatment. Excess amounts of nitrogen and phosphorus in water negatively impacts humans and the environment. Activities and resources associated with this priority issue support all aspects of nutrient and manure management that lead to the concurrent achievement of agricultural productivity and water quality goals.

Initiatives

Mapping the Pathway for Effective Dissemination and Education between Manure Nutrient Management Agriculture Professionals

Mentoring for Early Career Extension Educators: A Systems Approach to Nutrient Management


Webinars

The Current Webinar #2: Decision Support Tools for Nutrient and Sediment Management

The Current Webinar #16: Innovative Approaches to Manure Management


Regional Resources

Best Management Practices for Pathogen Control in Manure Management Systems

The University of Minnesota provides livestock producers with the tools to help control pathogenic microorganisms on their farms. View info here. 


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