EPA honors CA creamery

EPA honors CA creamery

Crystal Creamery has received a Food Recovery Challenge Innovation Award for its zero waste leadership.

WA dairy trying to keep manure out of groundwater

WA dairy trying to keep manure out of groundwater

Work is reportedly underway at a Lower Valley dairy to ensure cow manure stored in ponds doesn’t seep into groundwater.

Canada’s newest potatoes

Canada’s newest potatoes

One has dark pink flesh and red skin, making it rich in antioxidants and perfect for niche marketing. Another increases yields by as much as 35 per cent when compared with the industry standard Russet Burbank, which is good news for french fry processors. Several others offer particular disease and pest resistances.

Smaller sweet cherry trees

Smaller sweet cherry trees

Bigger may not be better for sweet cherry trees.

Compost bedding good for cow claw health

Compost bedding good for cow claw health

The use of wood shavings and sawdust in dairy barns instead of straw bedding is especially good for cow claw health according to a study by Austrian researchers

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Herbicide Resistance Summit 2016 May 11, 2016...
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Herbicide Resistance Summit 2016 April 27, 2016...
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