Daniel Andersen

Extension Agricultural and BioSystems Engineering Specialist

515-294-4210
dsa@iastate.edu

Articles by this author

Dan Anderson and Jay Harmon from Iowa State University's Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering discuss the dangers of gases that can be released when agitating and pumping liquid manure. They offer strategies for safe agitation and ventilation.

By: Daniel Andersen and Jay Harmon

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is helping farmers manage their manure supplies by focusing on environmental stewardship, safe handling and providing crops with the nutrients they need. A new video highlights ISU Extension and Outreach work with this valuable resource.

By: Daniel Andersen

Environmental regulations require producers to make sure manure is being applied to agricultural fields in accordance with their manure management plans. Both distribution of manure and calibrating the applicators are covered in a pair of new ISU Extension and Outreach publications.

By: Kapil Arora and Daniel Andersen

The risks of hydrogen sulfide in swine operations have been known for years, but beef operators also need to be aware of the dangers this gas can pose.

By: Daniel Andersen

Manure can be a valuable commodity on a farm, and ISU Extension and Outreach publications are resources farmers can use to make informed decisions about manure applications.

By: Daniel Andersen

Producers considering changes to crop rotation should pay attention to the impact it has on manure management plans.

By: Daniel Andersen

It is important to make sure best manure application strategies are followed to minimize negative environmental impacts and ensure producers benefit from the manure’s fertilizer value.

By: Daniel Andersen

Now in its 21st year, the Iowa manure applicator certification program, a partnership between ISU Extension and Outreach and Iowa Department of Natural Resources, continues to train and certify the state’s manure applicators on the best ways of handling, hauling and applying livestock manure.

By: Daniel Andersen

Confinement site manure applicators and anyone interested in learning about manure issues should plan to attend a two-hour workshop offered by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in January or February.

By: Daniel Andersen and Rachel Kennedy and Melissa McEnany

February dates and locations of dry manure applicator certification workshops are announced.

By: Daniel Andersen and Rachel Kennedy and Melissa McEnany

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