Manure Application/Handling

Dragline system makes its mark May 2013

Necessity is often the mother of invention – that goes double for farmers. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Reducing manure-pit deaths May 2013

Penn State researchers have recently published a new international standard to vent manure storage facilities in order to reduce the risk of fatalities. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Manure tankers put stress on WI roads May 2013

The Gardner Town Board recently discussed the problem of damage from large manure tankers traveling town roads. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Cornell Pump School 2013 in Oregon May 2013

Cornell Pump Company is holding its 2013 Pump School in Portland, OR, September 17 and 18, 2013. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Second Annual US Dairy Sustainability Awards Winners Announced April 2013

The Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy has announced the winners of the second annual U.S. Dairy Sustainability Awards. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Public hearings set for WI digester and biogas plant April 2013

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will hold two public hearings regarding plans to build a biogas plant and manure digester in Springfield. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

User-friendly phosphorus management program April 2013

A more comprehensive and consistent system for modeling phosphorus loss is now available, thanks to work by scientists at the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Versatile revolutionizes product line April 2013

Versatile has unveiled a new line of front-wheel assist tractors that feature one of the largest cabs in the industry and a considerable increase in wheelbase. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Load of manure not ‘instrument of husbandry’ April 2013

One farmer's trailer of liquid fertilizer may be an “implement of husbandry,” but another’s truck of dry manure is not, the Wisconsin Court of Appeals has ruled Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Managing plant nutrients May 2013

There are three main sources of plant nutrients available to farmers: commercial fertilizers, livestock manure, and municipal sewage sludge or biosolids. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Measuring and managing manure spills March 2013

After a manure spills, phosphorus levels can skyrocket in water, which prompted research from USDA-ARS researchers. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

IN dairy opens manure-gas station March 2013

A natural gas fueling station powered by cow manure from one of the largest dairy cooperatives in the U.S. has opened in northwestern Indiana. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

From cow manure to biogas March 2013

Anaergia Inc.'s biogas facility in Indiana that will turn cow manure into biogas is now fully operational. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Dry soil conditions and liquid manure application in Iowa February 2013

The drought in the U.S. Midwest is creating not only unfavorable soil conditions for plant development and growth, but also changes in Iowa soil structure. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Smartphone manure apps February 2013

A blog posting from the Iowa Beef Center provided some information recently that might be of interest to smartphone savvy beef producers. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Keeping farms safe January 2013

Farming can be a very dangerous business, which is why it is important to have clear labels and signs that show where hazards exist and how to deal with them. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Water quality funding available in CA January 2013

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service in California announced that $5 million is available for water conservation and quality improvements. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

WI residents object to trucks on road, manure January 2013

Two New Haven residents have asked the Town Board to stop the spreading of manure on farmers’ fields and the hauling of it over town roads. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Keeping drag hoses in good condition January 2013

Drag hoses don’t come cheap. Depending on the system, hoses can represent a substantial capital investment. Getting a long life out of your drag hoses is good for the bottom line. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

W.D. FARMS January 2013

Customers often ask custom manure applicator Eric Dresbach to point out where he has land applied the manure from their hog or dairy farms because when they inspect the job, they can’t smell it. He takes that as a compliment. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!