Profiles

Biogas rebirth on the West Coast March 2017

For Eric TeVelde, owner of Open Sky Ranch Dairy near Riverdale, Calif., the business case to purchase a deeply discounted, mothballed, but structurally sound anaerobic digester on his newly-acquired farm was just too good to ignore. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Digester makes MA dairy farm super sustainable January 2017

The 500 Holstein cows chewing in the Bar-Way Farms barn don’t seem to notice, but something exciting is happening with their manure. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Beef production on slats January 2017

Forget about cleaning cattle pens. An Ohio feedlot owner has taken the approach of housing his herd in a well-ventilated barn on slatted concrete floors. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

From the Editor: September-October 2016 September 2016

When it comes to manure, I’ve had some pretty strange articles grace my computer’s inbox. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Dutch designer turns cow manure into clothing July 2016

Clothing made from cow manure? Don't pooh-pooh the idea just yet. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

From the Editor: May-June 2016 May 2016

Tension is mounting in a rural municipality located between the shores of Green Bay and Lake Michigan. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Bedding Pack Out Pro February 2016

North Dakota is noted for its wide-open spaces. So it should come as no surprise that the cattle feedlot industry is big business in the state. 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!

Canada's Outstanding Young Farmers heading to Edmonton for 2015 national event September 2015

Six entrepreneurial farm couples from across Canada are travelling to Edmonton in November to vie for top recognition as Canada’s Outstanding Young Farmers (OYF) at the organization’s annual national event. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Northern composter August 2015

Egg producer Choice North Farms generates almost 3,850 tons of poultry manure annually that it landfills on a designated leased site. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Liquid composting could help feed humanity in future June 2015

“The fact is that if we don’t learn how to recycle nutrients and water, we are doomed. We will start dying off from hunger. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Going Whole Hog For Industry, Family, Community June 2015

With so many pretty farms in Iowa, it’s quite an accomplishment when a farm is named the “Prettiest Farm in Iowa.” Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Spigtacular Stewardship on the Farm December 1969

The Pork Checkoff, along with its co-sponsor, National Hog Farmer magazine, have again selected two pork farms to be honored at the 2014 Pork Industry Environmental Stewards. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

The burning question April 2015

Anyone who works in B.C.’s poultry industry is aware that a creative, cost-effective disposal solution is required for the excess volumes of used poultry beddin Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Cornerstone Renewables cleans up March 2015

For farmers trying to procure off-farm feedstock, it can be a time consuming process. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Open system March 2015

It’s been in the works for about a decade, but North American and international patents have been issued to Himark BioGas International for its unique technology Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Economically Sustainable January 2015

By 2030, it’s estimated that there will be more than eight billion people on Earth (United Nations 2011). Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

DE poultry farmer receives stewardship award January 2015

Poultry farmer Georgie Cartanza of Little Creek has been recognized for her efforts to improve water quality and reduce nutrient runoff Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Farmer named 2015 MSU Dairy Farmer of the Year January 2015

Mike Rasmussen of Edmore, Mich., is the Michigan State University Department of Animal Science‘s 2015 Dairy Farmer of the Year. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Staying in the Field September 2014

Carmony rhymes with harmony and that’s the best description for Carmony Stock Farms. They are an Ohio-based, custom manure applicator that foresaw a brighter future providing this service in combination with grain farming than raising hogs because of constraints limiting how large their hog business could grow. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

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