Storage

WI county announces manure storage program March 2017

Dane County Executive Joe Parisi recently announced a new program to help clean up area lakes by assisting small and medium sized farms store manure Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Manure lagoon breach creates water worries in BC February 2017

Conservation officers are investigating after a manure storage lagoon on a Spallumcheen farm overflowed. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Not your grandpa’s poultry litter stockpile November 2016

Poultry producers in Arkansas, Missouri, Oklahoma and other areas of the United States and Canada are dealing with added nutrient management regulations on a continuous basis. Insight into best practices in stockpiling and application is critical. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Two die after falling into manure pit in Quebec September 2016

Two farmers have died after falling into a manure pit in Quebec, media reports. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Manure storages can be deadly August 2016

As manure handling equipment continues to evolve – farmers and custom applicators should remember to keep safety a priority. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Online tool for designing life-saving manure storage May 2016

An online tool has been developed to help save the lives of people who enter manure storage facilities on the farm. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

PEDv-killing disinfectants needed March 2016

An assistant professor with the University of Manitoba says more effective disinfectants – capable of killing PEDv in stored manure – need to be developed. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Storage system impacts value of livestock manure February 2016

An Extension professor in economics with the University of Missouri says the method of storing livestock manure will dramatically impact its fertilizer value. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Research shows PEDv can survive Manitoba winters November 2015

Research shows the virus responsible for PED is capable of surviving over Manitoba winters in earthen manure storages. 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!

The Back End: September-October 2015 September 2015

Growing up on a small dairy, manure was a part of daily life. Rain, shine, snow and cold, or heat and humidity, one thing remained the same, after finishing mor 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!

Manure pit accident kills two in IA July 2015

A father and son died July 25 after being exposed to noxious gases in a hog manure pump pit. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Manure storage tax credit may be coming in OH July 2015

A proposed bill in the Ohio Senate could literally offer tax breaks for all kinds of crap. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Optimizing manure from two-cell earthen storage lagoons June 2015

Research set to kick off this summer will help manure applicators optimize the nutrients contained in manure stored in two-cell earthen manure storage lagoons. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Detecting leaks in biogas plants by laser March 2015

Servicing biogas plants is challenging. Methane leaks are particularly problematic – from a security, a technical, an economic as well as an environmentally friendly perspective. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

New poultry barn ventilation system February 2015

An innovative minimum ventilation system for poultry barns is improving bird health and reducing energy costs for farmers in the process. Like this? Tweet it to your followers! 1 comments

WI rabbit farmer uses manure as commodity October 2014

Randy Nierling has made great strides to turn his large-scale rabbit farm near Tomah, WI, into an environmentally friendly operation. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Illinois dairy’s manure storage gets makeover with USDA help March 2014

So for James “Jim” Johnson, who owns 150 dairy cows on his Boone County, Ill. ranch, that means 7.7 million pounds of manure per year. Where does this manure go? Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Weather impacts make manure storage monitoring very important March 2014

Given the snowfall and temperatures farmers have been experiencing in the east and Midwest this winter, it is crucial that livestock producers keep a close eye on their manure storage structures and pumping equipment. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

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