Environment

Lawsuit claims WA dairy violated Clean Water Act April 2017

A Lower Valley dairy is being sued over claims that it has violated the federal Clean Water Act for years. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

WI DNR investigating manure spill in St. Croix County April 2017

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is investigating a large manure spill from a dairy in St. Croix County. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Manure pit safety resolution back before IA county April 2017

A revised resolution aimed at protecting the health of workers at large animal operations was discussed by the Floyd County Board of Supervisors recently Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

NC lawmakers seek to stifle hog lawsuits April 2017

North Carolina lawmakers are taking steps to protect a large pork producer from lawsuits accusing its subsidiaries of creating unbearable waste odors Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Safety first when pumping manure April 2017

Taking safety precautions is vital for cattlemen working with barns that have pit manure storage. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

IA farmers to meet with EPA on manure management April 2017

Plans to enable farmers & consultants to submit manure management plan updates electronically will start April 18 meeting of Environmental Protection Commission Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Public perception, a positive message for custom applicators April 2017

Public perception can dictate and lead to public policy. It is important for ag professionals to step out of their own boots & look at how they do business. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

USDA researcher warning WI county about contamination April 2017

A scientist who's looked into widespread well contamination in Kewaunee County says he's now urging owners of tainted wells to find another water source. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

IL lawmakers seek tighter regulation of hog farms April 2017

Four new measures proposed in the Illinois legislature would tighten the state’s environmental protections on hog confinements Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Greens ask NY to crack down on dairy farms April 2017

Cows are being blamed, along with New York’s State Department of Environmental Conservation, for contaminating the state’s water supply with manure. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

VA dairy farm cited for manure spill March 2017

Virginia environmental regulators have cited a dairy farming operation in Franklin County for a manure spill into a creek that feeds the Roanoke River basin Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Manitoba gov proposes manure, mortalities changes March 2017

The Manitoba government is proposing changes to livestock manure & mortalities regulations to reduce redundancy, add clarity and eliminate ineffective regulation Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

New equipment geared for liquid manure applications March 2017

Two custom manure applicators who serve farms in east central Wisconsin described some of the practices designed to limit soil disturbance during the process. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Changes for WI nutrient management regs March 2017

Dairy and livestock producers in Wisconsin who spread manure on their own land will need to be aware of some new changes taking effect next year. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

California Dairies Digest The Future March 2017

If there is one thing that California dairies know a lot about, it’s regulations. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Illinois Pork Producers launch manure app March 2017

Pork producers continue to be industry leaders on environmental sustainability issues by using manure as a natural fertilizer to offset the use of commercial fertilizers. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Winter manure spreading ban in Manitoba remains in effect March 2017

Despite media reports that the Manitoba government plans to lift its ban on the winter spreading of livestock manure, the ban will remain in effect. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

LWR, University of Calgary up for $10 million prize March 2017

Livestock Water Recycling, with the University of Calgary, has been named to a short list of finalists to win Stage One of the George Barley Water Prize Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Manitoba government to “modify” hog, manure limits March 2017

The Manitoba government is introducing proposed legislation that would reduce outdated, contradictory, complicated or ineffective regulatory requirements Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

SD study helps set guidelines for winter manure applications March 2017

A recent study by a South Dakota State University graduate student looked at different methods of applying solid manure in winter months and their effects on water quality. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

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