Air quality

Pit gases pose danger in beef barns February 2017

Hydrogen sulfide gas is a serious issue both in and around barns with liquid manure storage. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

MA farm digester receives $21,410 fine February 2017

The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MDEP) has assessed a $21,410 penalty on Rutland AD 1 for violating air pollution control regulations Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Combo of strategies effective at mitigating manure odor January 2017

South Dakota State University engineer says a combination of strategies can be used to successfully address the odor emitted from swine operations. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

From the Manure Editor: January-February 2017 January 2017

A 16-year-old farm boy from Wisconsin; a middle-aged Michigan dairy farmer; a 56-year-old pig farmer and his 18-year-old hired hand, both from Quebec, Canada Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Neighbors want CO biogas project shut down December 2016

The Heartland Biogas Project looks different from anything else you’d see in rural Weld County. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Make manure safety a priority October 2016

With harvest winding down and manure application underway, it's a good time to remember manure safety, says Rich Gates with the University of Illinois. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Fighting odors with Zeolite October 2016

If you raise or house livestock, you will have odor issues. How you control and minimize those odors to keep neighbors, employees, and livestock happy, while providing a safe and healthy work environment, is a constant challenge. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Methane bill a mixed bag for CA dairies October 2016

A landmark methane reduction law signed recently by Gov. Jerry Brown has local dairy farmers wondering how they’ll achieve the goal. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Brother warns against dangers after fatal accident in SD September 2016

After methane fumes from a manure pit killed one man & left another in critical condition, the brother of the men is encouraging others to practice caution Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

New CA law is going after biggest GHG emitters September 2016

In California, the manure and flatulence coming from cows will now have something in common with the emissions coming from landfills – they'll all be regulated. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Can CA dairy industry afford to cut GHG emissions? September 2016

The rumbling of a tank-sized generator on the grounds of the Van Warmerdam Dairy is a sound of relief for the longtime farming family. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Methane bill includes safeguards for CA dairies September 2016

A bill to reduce methane emissions from California’s dairies and livestock operations is headed to the governor following its passage Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Coroner: Manure fumes kill WI farmer, cows August 2016

A coroner says a Wisconsin farmer and more than a dozen cattle died when they became overcome by fumes from a huge manure holding tank. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

California’s cow police August 2016

First they came after the oil producers, then manufacturers, and now they’re coming for the cows. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

OH town may tweak law governing manure odors August 2016

The Ontario planning commission recently voted 4-0 to recommend that city council tweak its noxious odors ordinance. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Lawsuit over NC swine emissions can proceed June 2016

A North Carolina Federal Court ruled that an air pollution lawsuit involving a pig farm can proceed. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Farms a major air-pollution source: study May 2016

Emissions from farms outweigh other human sources of fine-particulate air pollution in much of the United States, Europe, Russia & China, according to research Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Climate change rules to start hitting CA dairies April 2016

Kern County dairies will be asked to upgrade their manure management practices as part of a strategy proposed for cutting California’s methane emissions Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

OH worker died from inhaling pig manure gas: OSHA April 2016

A 31-year-old Vickery farm worker died from inhaling gas from pig manure that was used for fertilizer, according to federal investigators. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Company official addresses WI egg odor concerns March 2016

Daybreak Foods is part of the Lake Mills community but in recent years has there been increasing resident concerns about the large chicken farm Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

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