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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!

CA company running Cayuga County digester June 2016

Wayne Bishop may be from California, but he has big plans for Cayuga County. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Building a compost empire June 2016

Welcome to the manure fortress, said Tim Sigrist, stretching his arms to show off three acres of composting manure. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

VT manure-digester project on hold June 2016

State approval for an advanced-design manure processor proposed for St. Albans has stalled due to a slew of questions about its environmental benefits Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

From Pig to Pump Smithfield tackles sustainability May 2016

What happens when you bring an alternative energy company and pig farms together? Well if the farm owner is Smithfield Foods Hog Production in northern Missouri, which finishes two million pigs a year, and the energy company is Roeslein Alternative Energy (RAE), the answer is a lot of renewable natural gas. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

DVO announces anaerobic digester in China May 2016

Both installation and commissioning are complete on a DVO, Inc. anaerobic digester at Austasia Modern Dairy Farm in Xianhe, located in Shandong Province, China. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

MA digester to put manure, food waste to work May 2016

After trying for more than seven years, Bar-Way Farm is installing a system to turn the 25 tons of manure its 500 Holstein cows produce daily into electricity Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

OH ag business honored for conservancy May 2016

A Gibsonburg business was honored for its work in reducing applied nutrients – such as manure – to farm sites. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Hadley farm helps Cabot win environmental award May 2016

Cabot Creamery Cooperative has won the 2016 U.S. Dairy Sustainability Award for Outstanding Dairy Processing & Manufacturing Sustainability Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

EPA announces Nutrient Recycling Challenge winners May 2016

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced the winners of Phase I of the Nutrient Recycling Challenge, a competition to develop affordable technologies to recycle nutrients from livestock manure. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Keeping the Wheels Turning May 2016

Jesse Jones, owner of Jones Custom Manure Hauling in Pennsylvania, has done an exceptional job of “keeping the wheels turning” on his custom manure application and hay-making business. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Advances in manure application technology improve manure appreciation May 2016

The principle of Agra-Gold Consulting says technological advances in manure application have helped foster a much greater appreciation of the value of manure Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

CO home to North America's largest digester May 2016

Resting on that flat piece of rural land is the Heartland Biogas Project, the largest anaerobic digester in North America. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!