Manure Manager

Manure Manager
Compost bedding good for cow claw health

Compost bedding good for cow claw health

The use of wood shavings and sawdust in dairy barns instead of straw bedding is especially good for cow claw health according to a study by Austrian researchers

Getting maximum profit, minimal pollution

Getting maximum profit, minimal pollution

Studies have shown that using poultry litter to fertilize crops, such as cotton, can be as effective as using synthetic fertilizers.

Fighting odors with Zeolite

Fighting odors with Zeolite

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.

Future forward

Future forward

Dairy farms depend on the price of milk, but milk prices can fluctuate wildly.

Diesel from Dairy

Diesel from Dairy

Sustainability in farming is a phrase that’s used a lot these days. In its simplest form, it’s about continual operation with minimal impact on the environment.

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Herbicide Resistance Summit 2016 May 11, 2016...
Which glyphosate-resistant weed is most problematic to Ontario growers? Peter Sikkema answers this question and provides control and management strategies for dealing with glyphosate resistance in this exclusive interview from the 2016 Herbicide Resistance Summit.
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Herbicide Resistance Summit 2016 May 4, 2016...
How can farmers preserve the herbicides they are so dependant on? Neil Harker, a weed scientist at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada in Lacombe, Alta., suggests strategies to help slow down herbicide resistance in this week’s exclusive video from the 2016 Herbicide Resistance Summit.
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Herbicide Resistance Summit 2016 April 27, 2016...
Jason Norsworthy, a professor in the department of crop, soil and environmental sciences at the University of Arkansas, spoke at the 2016 Herbicide Resistance Summit about the status of herbicide resistance in the United States. In this exclusive video, Norsworthy offers insight on the future of herbicide resistance, and suggestions for best management practices.
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Herbicide Resistance Summit 2016 April 20, 2016...
Harvest weed seed control is a management practice that has seen great success in Australia. In this week’s exclusive video from the 2016 Herbicide Resistance Summit, Breanne Tidemann and Michael Walsh discuss the potential for adapting this strategy to Canada, and the benefits and challenges of harvest weed seed control.

Applications

AR agency gets hog-farm drilling results AR agency gets hog-farm drilling results

December 2, 2016, Little Rock, AR – A contractor has turned over to the state the results of its tests to determine whether a hog farm in Mount Judea is leaking manure into the ground, but the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality said it is not ready to interpret the results. Harbor Environmental recently presented its findings at the department's North Little Rock headquarters, with project manager Thomas Huetter explaining how the research was conducted and whether the soil and water samples showed normal levels of certain nutrients. READ MORE  

Regulations

AR agency gets hog-farm drilling results AR agency gets hog-farm drilling results

December 2, 2016, Little Rock, AR – A contractor has turned over to the state the results of its tests to determine whether a hog farm in Mount Judea is leaking manure into the ground, but the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality said it is not ready to interpret the results. Harbor Environmental recently presented its findings at the department's North Little Rock headquarters, with project manager Thomas Huetter explaining how the research was conducted and whether the soil and water samples showed normal levels of certain nutrients. READ MORE