Wanted: Feedback for improved manure treatment

Wanted: Feedback for improved manure treatment

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Animal Manure Management Team is conducting a web survey to foster development of technologies that meet the practical manure management needs of modern swine and dairy farms in the Midwest. The survey asks questions about the prevalence of existing systems and practices, needs for and desired outcomes of manure treatment, and current levels of adoption of and satisfaction with treatment technology. As a farm operator and/or facility manager, your feedback is very important in helping us identify needs and advance technologies to better serve a modern swine farm.

This survey should only take 10-20 minutes to complete. Upon completion of the survey, respondents can enter a drawing for $100 gift cards valid at their preferred manure/soil analysis laboratories. Please click on the links below to access the survey.

Swine producers survey: https://go.unl.edu/swine

Dairy producers survey: https://go.unl.edu/dairy

The information you provide will be kept confidential and only be used for the research purposes of this project. Data will be reported in aggregated form only and cannot be identified individually. Your participation is voluntary but greatly appreciated, and you may skip any questions you prefer not to answer. There are no known risks to participating in this survey, and you can refuse to participate at any time without harming your relationship with UNL. There are no direct benefits to participation, though your feedback will help foster development of technologies to improve the practices of swine producers. If you have questions about your rights as a participant, please contact the UNL Institutional Review Board at 402-472-6965 or irb@unl.edu.

Led by:

Juan Carlos Ramos Tanchez
Graduate Research Assistant
(531) 207-6339
jramostanchez2@huskers.unl.edu
Amy Schmidt
Livestock Manure Management Engineer
(402) 472-0877
aschmidt@unl.edu
Rick Stowell
Extension Specialist – Animal Environment
(402) 472-3912
richard.stowell@unl.edu

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