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Meadow Lane F M d L Farms

** A F il F Family Farm **

Mike & Pam Beard David & Dawnna Beard Chris & Jennifer Pearson Frankfort, Frankfort Indiana

Meadow Lane F M d L Farms

Full time

David beard C Chris pearson s so Derek dunk Zach Richie Scott Evans

Part time

bob hutchison Mike burkhalter

Meadow Lane F M d L Farms

Swine Finishing operation 15,000 pig spaces 33,000 pigs per year Grower for TDM Farms Camden, Camden Indiana

Receiving New Pigs Weaned that day 17 days old, 12 pounds Sorted by Size upon arrival

Cup Watering never needs adjustment and saves 50% water over conventional fixed water nipples Savings of over 1 million gallons of water S i f illi ll f t on our farm each year

Our operation uses about 30 tons of complete feed per day -- producing about 12 tons of pork!

Our operation uses about 265,000 bushels of corn per year - about 1700 acres' worth

Our operation uses about 2,050 tons of soybean meal per year requiring about 92,000 bushels of soybeans about 1840 acres' worth

Meadow Lane F M d L Farms

Grain operation 2008 900 acres corn 600 acres soybeaNS

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Manure Nutrient Application Planning Crop Application Year 2006 Application Time Spring Field Name Jacoby Field Acres 71

Nutrient Planning: Previous Crop Current Crop Planned Crop Yield Goal

Soybeans Crop Year None 2006 Corn 170 Bu/Acre N Soil Test (lb/Acre) 0.00 Nutrient Calculation Class Nitrogen Use N 226.10 30.00 0.00 0 00 196.10 206.40 (10.30)

2005

60 Bu/acre

P 58.00

K 329.00

+ = =

Crop Needs 2006 Legume or Manure Credits Additional Nutrient Needs Nutrients Needed Manure Nutrients Supplied Additional Nutrient Needs year 1

P2O5 62.90 0.00 0.00 0 00 62.90 86.40 (23.50)

K2O 45.90 0.00 0.00 0 00 45.90 169.87 (123.97)

Planned Crop Yield Goal

2007 Soybeans 60 Bu/Acre N P2O5 48.00 (24.50) K2O 84.00 39.97

Crop Needs 2007 Nutrient balance 2 year program * All table figures are pounds per acre Manure Application Rate Manure Test Analysis Manure Source Application Method:

0.00 0.00

8000 Gallons Per Acre P2O5 K2O 25.80 10.80 25.48 lb/1000Gal North Quad Drag Hose Injected by MLF N

Date

MLF Waste Application Services S i

· · · · · · Custom Manure Application Since 2001 Mike Beard David Beard D id B d Chris Pearson Personal experience Tested techniques

MLF Waste Application Services

· 2005 · 20 million gallons · 2800 Acres · 2007 · 27 million gallons · 3800 acres · 2006 · 24 million gallons · 3400 acres · 2008 · 31 million gallons · 4200 acres

MLF Waste Application Services S i

· Use GPS Guidance and Mapping · Optional Nitrogen Stabilizer addition · Ch i of i j ti methods Choice f injection th d

MLF Waste Application Services S i

· Provide Customers with timely application · Assist Customers with setback regulations · Reduce compaction compared with other methods th d · Reduce crop production costs for Customers

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· Cost Savings for Customers

­ Saves customers' time/labor ­ Can replace all commercial fertilizer ­ Per acre savings from $70 to $150 per acre ­ Total customer savings for 2009 projected up to $630,000

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2008 Fertilizer Replacement 31 million gallons of manure with 35 # N per 1000 gallons replaces 662 tons of NH3-g p Saving 26.5 million cu. ft. Natural gas g per 31 million gallons of manure with 20# P2O5 p 1000 gallons replaces 310 tons of 0-46-0 31 million gallons of manure with 30# K2O per 1000 gallons replaces 465 tons of 0-0-60

Non EQIP Non-EQIP practices

Buffer Strips 2 miles constructed waterways il t t d t Manure applicator ­ 319 Grant Flowmeter and GPS ­ IDEM Grant Wildlife reforestation

EQIP Practices

Develop CNMP p Manure Transfer Water Well Forest Stand Improvement 7 acres Upland Wildlife Habitat 1 acre Waste Utilization - 290 acres (3 years)

EQIP Practices

Waste Storage Facility g y Composting Facility Windbreak Shelterbelt 1000 ft Heavy Use Area Protection ½ Acre Pest Management 500 acres (3 years) Critical Area Planting 1 acre Residue Management 500 acres Nutrient Management 66 acres (3 years)

Meadow Lane Farms

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