Companies

Smithfield Foods adopts GHG reduction goal December 2016

Smithfield Foods, Inc. recently became the first major protein company to announce a far-reaching greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction goal Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

OH farm to try manure technology November 2016

Mercer County commissioners recently authorized a $9,850 pilot test of equipment designed to remove phosphorous from manure. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Alliance Dairies wins FL environmental award November 2016

Ron St. John, originally of Oakfield, New York, was raised with agriculture values. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

TMC, Menicon launch manure composting product October 2016

Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) & contact lens manufacturer Menicon Co., Ltd. (Menicon) have jointly developed a new liquid livestock manure composting product Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

USDA invests in VT manure project October 2016

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is investing $26.6 million in 45 new, national projects, including one located in Vermont. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

U.S. farmers’ bank on manure fueled trucks September 2016

To many farmers around the world, disposing of animal waste is part of the cost of doing business. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Independent drilling study begins at AR hog farm September 2016

The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) is commencing drilling activities at the C&H Hog Farms near Mt. Judea this week. 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!

Focus on biosecurity helps maintain control of PED September 2016

The president of Precision Pumping says livestock manure applicators have stepped up their attention to biosecurity in the wake of the arrival of PED. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

MD awards $1.7 million for manure management projects September 2016

The Maryland Department of Agriculture has awarded $1.7 million in grants for two animal waste management technology projects in Somerset & Anne Arundel counties Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Digester has B.C. man in running for award August 2016

An Abbotsford man says he is turning cow and chicken manure into valuable resources and he may get international recognition for his efforts. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

VT dairy spins manure to remove phosphorus August 2016

One Vermont dairy farm is taking a novel approach to reducing polluted runoff by spinning its manure in a centrifuge to remove some of the phosphorus Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

HudsonDairy showcases recycling process August 2016

When the former Vreba-Hoff Dairy closed two years ago, it left behind a history of environmental concerns. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

JBS project could resolve manure issues August 2016

For years, JBS has struggled with the handling of waste material from its meatpacking plant in Grand Island. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Hiring top-notch farm labor means digging deep August 2016

Recruiting, hiring and keeping the best farm workers require careful planning and knowing how to select the best people for the job. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Irish firm aims to solve U.S. poultry litter problem July 2016

Irish agri-tech firm BHSL has agreed a $3m million deal with the state of Maryland to trial its manure-fired biomass boilers in the U.S. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Composting Bison manure July 2016

The American bison is making a comeback and a North Dakota-based, start-up company called Bison Compost LLC is hoping this translates into growing sales for the Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Ohio cattle operation uses manure composting July 2016

After years of hauling liquid manure from their Fairfield County beef operation, Robert and Andy Wolfinger decided they needed to do something different Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

UK invasion in Manitoba July 2016

It is the quintessential dilemma faced by farms that generate significant amounts of liquid manure – should the farmland apply the manure themselves or should t Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Leaking manure storage reaches IA creek June 2016

A complaint about a manure discharge led Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) investigators to a leaking aboveground storage tank Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

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