With the harvest season fast approaching, the application of stored manure from animal facilities on the harvested fields will soon follow. This year, pork producers need to be aware of the risk of spreading Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea (PED) through equipment used to pump and land apply manure from all farms but especially those with pigs exhibiting clinical signs of the disease.
Addresses best management practices (BMPs) focuses on animal management and housing, dietary modifications, production management, land application of manure, and the chemical and biological treatment of stored manure.
From University of California Davis Extension — Focuses on pathogens commonly found in bovine manure with the greatest risk of infection for humans. (76 K PDF)