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The certification program creates a clear pathway for farms and for-hire manure applicators (firms) to move from training, to certification, to third party audit (incentivized by reductions in insurance premiums) without implementing a mandatory program. There are three levels to the certification program. Passing the online course with a score of 80% or more is one of two components of becoming Level 1 certified.
Published on July 17, 2020
Some of the beef herd manure at Michigan State University's Upper Peninsula Research and Extension Center in Chatham, Michigan is processed into compost suitable for use on the farm's organic vegetables. Farm manager Paul Naasz describes the process.
Published on January 20, 2020
Cover crop research shows that winter cereal rye may reduce nitrate leaching
Published on March 15, 2019
Assess and monitor outdoor liquid manure storage during the rainy season.
Published on July 26, 2019
CAFO permits to be consistent with new TMDL
Published on September 18, 2018
Many farms are emptying out manure storages this fall and the potential for manure gas intoxication is ever present.
Published on July 30, 2018
Manure hauler field day will emphasize operator & equipment safety and correct manure application.
Published on July 15, 2019
Help prevent the spreading of diseases by putting proper manure biosecurity practices in place
Published on February 15, 2019
Due to the cold harsh winter, recent heavy rains, and snow melt, livestock producers should keep a close watch on manure storage structures and pumping equipment.
Published on January 9, 2019
Learn how to use a free decision support tool for short-term planning of manure application.