Manure Application/Handling

Using liquid manure to fertilize wheat March 2016

Liquid livestock manure can be a great option as a spring top-dress fertilizer for wheat fields if applied during the appropriate window of time Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

WI dairy solves water issue with new system March 2016

Meyer Family Dairy in Clark County, Wis., has included the LWR Manure Treatment System as part of its latest expansion strategy. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Doubly renewable March 2016

Like most areas of California, Tulare County – located in the world-renowned San Joaquin Valley – is pulled in many directions recreationally, socially and environmentally. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Agitation boats can be used to help dairymen recycle waste March 2016

Remote-controlled boats could be a valuable tool for helping dairymen recycle waste on their farms, according to University of Georgia (UGA) scientists. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Nutrient balance March 2016

In 2013, the Canadian Biogas Association issued a study identifying the opportunities in biogas production so provinces could develop policies to support this budding industry. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Which manure treatments are best? March 2016

When University at Buffalo chemists began studying waste disposal at a dairy farm in New York State, they thought the farm’s advanced system for processing manure would help remove estrogens and antibiotics from the excrement. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Dairy production conservation, Alliance-style March 2016

Authorities recently removed the Florida manatee from the endangered species list. Farm businesses like Trenton-based Alliance Dairies may have played a small but important part in this success story because of its mission to control its water usage and nutrient runoff. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

E & S Equipment of IL plans open house February 2016

The new showroom for E & S Equipment – a joint venture between Eastland Fabrication of Lanark and Stutsman Inc. from Hills, Ia – is up and running. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Poking pig manure into PA soil pays off big February 2016

Virgil E. Gutshall Sr. has allowed the family hog farm to be a guinea pig of sorts for hog farmers everywhere Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Bedding Pack Out Pro February 2016

North Dakota is noted for its wide-open spaces. So it should come as no surprise that the cattle feedlot industry is big business in the state. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Agitation boats can be used to help GA dairymen recycle waste January 2016

Remote-controlled boats could be a valuable tool for helping Georgia dairymen recycle waste on their farms, according to University of Georgia scientists Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

LWR system being installed in NY January 2016

A 7,500 cow dairy operating on the edge of the Adirondacks, is the latest to install the LWR manure treatment system, replacing its existing centrifuge system. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

New kids on the block January 2016

Because farms are growing larger and more landowners have discovered the nutrient value of manure as a valuable source of organic fertilizer, there are many new business opportunities throughout North America in custom manure application. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

From the Editor: January/February 2016 January 2016

Back in mid-November, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) plus 20 business and association partners made an exciting announcement. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

WI man falls into manure pit, trapped under equipment January 2016

A Chippewa County man was sent to the hospital after falling into a manure pit and getting trapped under a piece of equipment. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

WI producers share manure-management strategies December 2015

Whether they have cows or pigs, producers have manure … and the challenge of what to do with it. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Agitation boats provide more consistent manure December 2015

The general manager of Redhand Limited says the use of a new technology, manure agitation boats, provides improved consistency when applying manure Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Farmers working smarter November 2015

About 90 people recently gathered near Marathon, IA, to watch manure injectors rumble across a field and learn about ways of reducing runoff of manure Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Zeolites filter showing results capturing ammonia, odor November 2015

Preliminary results on the use of zeolites filters to reduce ammonia & odor emissions from a dairy’s manure flush pit is showing promise in a Idaho project Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

EPA, partners launch challenge to recycle nutrients from manure November 2015

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is partnering with pork & dairy producers, & environmental & scientific experts to launch Nutrient Recycling Challenge Like this? Tweet it to your followers!