Monthly Archives: January 2014

6 Tips for Safe Winter Manure Application

When spread on fields, the nutrients in livestock manure can help crop production. The same nutrients, however, can contaminate water sources and have harmful effects on the environment if not applied properly to frozen or snow-covered fields. While some states … Continue reading

6 Characteristics of Comfortably-Bedded Cows

Penn State Extension recently hosted a Technology Tuesday webinar on dairy cow bedding. In the presentation, Dr. David Wolfgang, Penn State Extension Veterinarian, and Dan McFarland, Penn State Extension Engineer, touched on topics related to bedding material selection and management, stall … Continue reading