Manure Application/Handling

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!

Another Federal registration received for award-winning biosolids process November 2015

North Battleford, Sask., is the first community in Western Canada to receive a federal registration from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA). Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

From dirty to clean on New York Dairy October 2015

McCormick Farms is a 2,000-cow dairy and the largest potato grower out of New York State. Because handling manure is a constant challenge, owner Jim McCormick a Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Not a Day at the Beach October 2015

The cows were immediately more comfortable and healthy when Michigan-based, Nobis Dairy Farms switched to sand bedding in their milking barns in 1974. However, Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Manure spreader calibration improves nutrient efficiency October 2015

As crops come out of the field, manure application equipment typically begins going in. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Do H2S Monitors Belong on Swine Farms? October 2015

Hydrogen sulfide is a toxic, colorless, flammable gas – a by-product of anaerobic bacterial reduction of sulfates. Any time manure is being agitated or when shallow-pit plugs are pulled there is a potential for airborne concentrations of H2S to become elevated, potentially putting both workers and pigs at risk of being overexposed. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Liquid manure used to extinguish tractor fire October 2015

Quick thinking by a manure applicator helped stop a tractor fire in its tracks in Iowa last week. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

WI dairy invests in technology to deal with manure September 2015

Wisconsin is home to a lot of cows and that means a lot of manure. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

WI dairy farm recycles water from manure September 2015

Recycling water is not new, but a farm in Brillion is using the process to extract water from an unusual source, manure. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Crowd gets a look around Rock Prairie Dairy September 2015

Hundreds of people passed through the gates of Rock Prairie Dairy on Thursday for a look at—and a whiff of—what a 5,000-cow dairy farm is like inside and out. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

From the editor: September-October 2015 September 2015

According to the Oxford Dictionary, innovation is defined as: the action or process of innovating; a new method, product, idea. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!