Manure Application/Handling

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!

Manure pits safe & necessary, ag coordinator says September 2015

Manure pits might be a stinky subject, but they're necessary. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Portable frac tanks offer potential to expand manure applications July 2015

The Manitoba Livestock Manure Management Initiative suggests use of portable frac tanks offers potential to dramatically expand the range of manure application Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Manure-spreading method saves time, reduces environmental impact July 2015

Vermont farmers recently received a lesson in how manure is handled and applied in other states during a drag-line demonstration at Vermont Technical College. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

North American Manure Expo draws interest far and wide July 2015

University of Wisconsin Extension educator Kevin Erb motioned to a manure hauler to let loose with a “manure spill.” Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Chambersburg manure expo spreads waste, education July 2015

Nine manure spreaders & injectors crawled forward Wednesday afternoon as vendors explained the intricacies of how the machines spread manure on fields Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Spreading manure? Why not calibrate, too? July 2015

As you prepare to spread manure, you should be taking a look at your nutrient management plan to determine the appropriate application rate. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Manure Expo: Hurry! Time’s running out July 2015

The 2015 North American Manure Expo, taking place July 14 and 15, 2015, in Chambersburg, Penn., is just 11 days away. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

MI hosting “What’s New with Poo” bus tour June 2015

On August 18, 2015, MSU Extension & the Clinton County Conservation District will be hosting a farm tour for livestock farmers & cash crop farmers who use manure Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

GEA system removes extra nutrients from manure June 2015

GEA Farm Technologies is bringing its engineering expertise to Kewaunee County where it is testing its Dairy Manure Processing System on Pagel’s Ponderosa Dairy Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Confined space rescue training available June 2015

Local emergency responders are being offered a free confined-space manure-pit rescue training as part of Empire Farm Days after the show closes Aug. 11-12. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Manure Expo: One-stop shopping June 2015

If you’re in the market for manure equipment, the 2015 North American Manure Expo – being held July 14 and 15 in Chambersburg, Penn. – is the place to be. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

VIDO-InterVac examines methods to destroy PEDv June 2015

Researchers with VIDO-InterVac are evaluating a combination of methods to ensure 100 percent disinfection of swine transport vehicles. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!