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Winter land application limits begin soon

Winter land application limits begin soon

  • 12/12/2023 12:21:00 PM
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DES MOINES -- Dry conditions and warm weather provided an early harvest and manure application season. However, here are a few reminders if winter application is still necessary.
Winter land application limits start soon

Winter land application limits start soon

  • 12/6/2022 10:28:00 PM
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Dry conditions and warm weather provided an early harvest and manure application season. But here are a few reminders, if winter application is still necessary.
Delay application to Save Nutrients and $$$

Delay application to Save Nutrients and $$$

  • 11/4/2022 4:26:00 PM
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A dry fall and early harvest takes some of the pressure off emptying manure storage structures before winter. It’s tempting to go, go, go.
Certify before you Land Apply

Certify before you Land Apply

  • 11/4/2022 4:23:00 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.
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.