Environment Research

Mobile System Removes Phosphorus from Manure March 2017

A mobile system for removing phosphorus from cow manure may offer dairy farmers greater flexibility in where, when, and how they use the nutrient to fertilize crops. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Cattle, humans both help taint wells in WI February 2017

In a new study of groundwater conditions in Kewaunee County, researchers found higher levels of well contamination from cattle during wet weather Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Minimize negative impacts of winter manure spreading February 2017

Livestock farmers face many challenges. One of the most daunting is deciding where to apply manure during the winter months. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Managing organic waste in agricultural regions January 2017

Cows inevitably lead to a significant amount of manure, and managing that organic waste is an important problem for everyone living in the state. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Increasing stocking rate may not lead to greater nitrogen leaching September 2016

A new study discovered circumstances where a decline in nitrogen leaching occurred with increased stocking rate. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Heat improves cleaning, disinfection of swine transport vehicles September 2016

Research conducted by VIDO-InterVac shows the use of heat has the potential to dramatically improve the cleaning and disinfection of swine transport vehicles. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

The discovery that could transform Canada's wine industry August 2016

Although Canada is home to internationally award-winning wines, the cold winters and short growing season are a constant challenge. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Study finds dung beetle helps keep flies in check August 2016

Flies are a problem for cattle, but the answer to controlling them could lie with another insect. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Experts: Smaller algal bloom predicted for western Lake Erie July 2016

Harmful algal blooms are expected to be lower this year in Lake Erie than in 2015. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Protein in, Ammonia out July 2016

Ammonia gas packs a smelly punch. In small doses, it’s what makes smelling salts so effective. But high levels of ammonia can be a health hazard and a pollutant Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

OH farmers test ways to protect water July 2016

Just off a township road, Duane Stateler’s home is a front line in the debate about what the agricultural industry must do to save Lake Erie Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Our Prairie weather June 2016

Understanding the effects of climate on crop production can further aid farmers in making crop management decisions. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

CTF Alberta research update June 2016

The Controlled Traffic Farming Alberta (CTFA) project entered its sixth year of fieldwork in 2016. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Farms a major air-pollution source: study May 2016

Emissions from farms outweigh other human sources of fine-particulate air pollution in much of the United States, Europe, Russia & China, according to research Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Recent data on AR hog farm raise dust-up May 2016

Opponents of a Newton County hog farm near the Buffalo River have asked the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality to shut down the farm Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

U.S. study of honey bee parasites and disease reveals troubling trends April 2016

First multi-year study of honey bee parasites and disease reveals troubling trends. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Long-term cropping impacts soil quality April 2016

In this era of focusing on short-term results, a long-term viewpoint is indeed, unique. But the long-term crop rotation study established in 1951 at Lethbridge, Alta. is a model for the long view, especially in biological systems where changes can take decades. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

WI manure irrigation report does little to settle conflict April 2016

Manure irrigation is not a new practice, but the boom in Wisconsin CAFOs & development of new spraying practices have spurred some local governments to ban it Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

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