Siting

Wood chips for cow chips January 2017

Wood chip pads were already part of the Irish, British and New Zealand waste management scene, but it wasn’t until Tom Basden – an extension specialist with West Virginia University – noticed many beef producers were having winter time pasture issues, that the system was introduced to the U.S. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Proposed hog farm causes a stir in northern WI June 2015

An Iowa business wants to construct a large hog farm in the Lake Superior basin, with plans to produce thousands of pigs annually a few miles from Ashland. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Manure key for soil; neighbor respect part of mix April 2015

The process opens an annual window for farmers to start an important and cost-efficient means of ensuring good crop production: manure spreading. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Residents air concerns over odors in Rushmore, MN March 2015

It was standing-room only at recent Nobles County Public Works facility in Worthington, Minn., where public hearing was conducted on proposed swine barn. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Livestock Master Matrix passes in 88 IA counties February 2015

Vast majority of Iowa counties, 88, voted to use master matrix to evaluate construction permit applications submitted to the DNR & proposed locations for CAFOs Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Possible hog farm expansions in IA spark debate June 2014

The debate between urban & rural interests in Iowa could be poised to deepen, experts say, if hog farms expand to keep up with strong demand for pork & manure. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

farms not source of bioaerosols January 2014

In the late afternoon, when fidgety dairy cows start milling around, they stir up a heavy layer of dust that hangs over the yard. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Iowa governor’s brother agrees to pay EPA fine September 2013

EPA fines Iowa governor's brother to settle alleged violations of cattle feedlot rules. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Dumped manure raises environmental concerns in LA August 2013

There are environmental concerns in Tangipahoa Parish after 800,000 gallons of raw cow manure was dumped into waterways leading to Lake Pontchartrain. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Hog manure causes fish kill in IL August 2013

Crews worked recently to pump contaminated water from Panther Creek near Roanoke after a swine waste concentration caused a fish kill in a 4.5-mile stretch. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

MDA resubmits phosphorus tool July 2013

The Maryland Department of Agriculture has recently proposed changes to the Maryland Phosphorus Management Tool. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

County in MN investigates manure spill May 2013

A large stockpile of cattle manure, coupled with recent rains, has led to a significant manure spill in Nobles County, MN. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Measuring and managing manure spills March 2013

After a manure spills, phosphorus levels can skyrocket in water, which prompted research from USDA-ARS researchers. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Washington agency directors say no new manure law January 2013

Three Washington agencies have decided not to pursue legislation regulating the use of manure in farm operations. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Waterkeeper ruled against by Maryland Judge December 2012

The U.S. District Court of Maryland found in favor of Perdue Farms' grower Hudson Farms in a case filed against them by Waterkeeper Alliance Inc. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Liquid manure and dry fields can cause problems July 2012

Adding manure to dry soils can cause a large amount of problems, and measure must be taken to prevent contamination. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Location important factor in starting a CAFO March 2012

Running an animal feeding operation (AFO) is all about striking an environmental balance – and following a few suggestions to head off problems before starting up a new facility. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Manure next idea for OR site March 2012

S&H Logging of Oregon wants to build a composting facility and land mining operation on 25 acres. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

The art of relocating a feedlot February 2012

When Wes Dvorak and his wife Teresa moved back to the family farm and joined the North Dakota family business six years ago, the young couple took on a big project Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

AgAnnex Events

Central Plains Dairy Expo Tue Mar 28, 2017 @ 8:00am - 05:00pm
Manure Manager Events
Muck Crops Conference Wed Apr 12, 2017 @ 8:00am - 05:00pm
Fruit & Vegetable Events