Manure and Soil Health

Webinar: Using Manure to Improve Soil Health

This webinar looks at current practical research in South Dakota and Michigan related to manure use as it relates to soil health. This presentation was originally broadcast on March 1, 2019 on the Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Community Webinar Series.

Manure Land Application and Soil Health Indicators

This report and data-brief summarize the effects of manure on soil characteristics.

Synthesis of Short- and Long-term Studies Reporting Soil Quality Metrics under Agricultural and Municipal Biosold Applications

This report and data-brief summarizes and interprets the effect of manure and municipal biosolds on soil properties.

Winter Manure Application: Management Practices and Environmental Impact

This report and data-brief summarize the latest science and regulations for winter manure application and make conclusions accordingly.

Winter Manure Application: Research Needs and Future direction and Literature Review

As a supplement to the winter manure report and data-brief researchers created a document summarizing relevant winter manure studies and a brief summarizing research needs and the future direction of winter manure science.

Manure and Soil Health Roundtables

The presentations and discussions were held in February and March, 2017. They focused on Manure and Soil Health Testing; Manure and Soil Biology; Manure and Soil Erosion, Runoff and Losses; and Manure and Cover Crops.