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Manure into drinking water? Dane County wants to try October 2015

New technology that can turn cow manure into drinkable water could be coming to Dane County in 2016. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

DVO, Inc., Magic Dirt, Green Cow Power win American Biogas Council awards October 2015

DVO, Inc., its partner, Magic Dirt, and customer, Green Cow Power, recently received biogas awards at the American Biogas Council’s (ABC) annual awards program. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Clear Horizons to sell WI manure digester October 2015

The operator of a troubled manure digester near Waunakee has tentatively agreed to sell the facility to a California firm. 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!

Energy from VT manure-fed algae project gets boost September 2015

A long-simmering project to wring fuel and electricity from manure-fed algae at a Charlotte dairy farm warmed up recently Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Labor groups protest worker’s death at WA dairy September 2015

Labor groups protested outside the Seattle headquarters of Darigold recently, claiming the dairy farm cooperative needs to do more to improve employee safety. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Cargill signs ‘poultry-manure-to-energy’ deal with BHSL August 2015

Cargill’s European poultry business has signed a 20-year agreement to convert poultry manure to energy with technology from BHSL. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

BIOFerm offering free AD feasibility studies to small dairies August 2015

BIOFerm Energy Systems is offering free feasibility studies to small dairies interested in a new funding program being offered by Focus on Energy. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

New Holland tractor uses farm’s biomethane August 2015

On the La Bellotta farm outside of Turin, Italy, the owners are demonstrating a unique New Holland tractor that runs on biogas produced at the farm Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

BFGoodrich tires announces safety recall for certain commercial light truck tire sizes August 2015

BFGoodrich recommends consumers remove these tires as soon as possible in order to receive a similar product at no cost. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Digested Organics constructing new system in WI July 2015

Digested Organics LLC has begun construction on its first fully Integrated Manure Management System (IMMSTM) at Majestic Meadows Dairy in Sheboygan Falls, WI Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

IA chicken litter broker fined $5,000 July 2015

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources has ordered a Spirit Lake-based chicken litter broker to pay $5,000 for causing water quality violations. 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!

Startup turns methane from manure into plastic July 2015

Scientists have long known it was possible to use climate-changing methane to make water bottles, Tupperware and other plastics. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Researchers target more efficient removal, transport of phosphorus July 2015

Research planned for this summer will help manure applicators reduce the cost of relocating phosphorus from areas where it is in excess to where it is less. 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!

Managing manure for clean water June 2015

Ross Thurston, president of Livestock Water Recycling Inc., is drinking potable water from a test tube that an hour ago was part of liquid manure Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

DVO introduces advanced phosphorus recovery system May 2015

DVO, Inc. has introduced a simple and practical solution that removes 75 to 95 percent of phosphorus from anaerobically-digested wastes. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

WI DNR to increase allowable air pollution to remedy digester violations May 2015

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources plans to increase the amount of air pollution allowed at the troubled Clear Horizons biodigester near Waunakee. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

DeLaval launches new corporate website May 2015

DeLaval has launched a new corporate website, hoping to allow visitors to experience the full breadth of the company’s offering and expertise. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!