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Certify before you Land Apply

Certify before you Land Apply

  • 10/11/2021 2:05:00 PM
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Now’s the time. Please check to see if your applicator certification is up-to-date. If you haven’t taken your annual training for manure applicator certification, get it done before you start land applying.
Winter land application reminders and limitations

Winter land application reminders and limitations

  • 1/27/2021 4:06:00 PM
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The drought and warm fall weather helped many producers get crops out early—allowing manure application earlier than during the last couple of years. Here are a few reminders, if winter application is still necessary.
Spring manure application reminders

Spring manure application reminders

  • 3/5/2020 8:57:00 AM
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A few warm days and we start feeling that spring is on its way. However, confinement site producers face another month with limits on land application to snow-covered or frozen ground. Switching to surface application increases the risks of runoff, and reduces available crop nitrogen.
Land application restricted starting Dec. 21

Land application restricted starting Dec. 21

  • 12/8/2017 1:52:00 PM
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Restrictions on applying manure to snow-covered ground starts Dec. 21. Runoff – into our waters – is more likely to occur during winter manure application.
Howard County fish kill tracked to land application

Howard County fish kill tracked to land application

  • 10/4/2016 1:46:00 PM
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RICEVILLE – DNR staff investigated the report of a fish kill on a tributary of the Wapsipinicon River on Sept. 28 about 2.5 miles south of Riceville in Howard County.