United States

New CAFO permit takes effect March 3 in WA February 2017

The new CAFO waste discharge permit, long in development with WA Department of Ecology, was issued in final form in mid-January & will become effective March 3 Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Animal waste technology project unveiled in MD February 2017

Governor Larry Hogan and Agriculture Secretary Joe Bartenfelder recently toured the Murphy family’s Double Trouble Farm Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

CAFOs: The good, the bad and the possible February 2017

With good sense and advance planning, CAFOs won’t destroy rural life as we know it. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Winter application of manure in OH February 2017

Given the warmer than normal winter and large amounts of rainfall received in areas, some livestock producers will be looking to apply manure in February Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Scope of manure spreading alarms WI residents February 2017

About two dozen area residents asked two Door County committees to request the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to limit spreading manure Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Bill would clarify solid waste disposal rules for U.S. ag February 2017

Lawmakers have proposed an amendment to the federal Solid Waste Disposal Act to help farmers understand which manure management rules they’re supposed to follow Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

MDA offers cost share grants for manure injection February 2017

The Maryland Department of Agriculture is offering cost share grants to help farmers cover the cost of injecting manure & other eligible organic nutrients Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

ND farm opponents argue permit process flawed, unfair February 2017

Landowners living near a planned large hog farm in North Dakota argue that significant changes made to the permit should have reopened the case for more comment Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

PennAg program geared to manure professionals February 2017

The PennAg Manure Haulers/Applicators Council will present a program titled Compliance: Will My Business Survive? being held Feb. 9 Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Free manure pit rescue training offered in NY February 2017

There's been a demand from emergency responders for more training sessions in confined space manure pit safety & rescue at the Western New York Farm Show Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

IL manure share program has limited users February 2017

Illinois Manure Share is a manure exchange program that brings gardeners and landscapers searching for organic materials in contact with livestock owners Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Kuhn holding photo contest February 2017

Kuhn North America, Inc. is looking for customers & dealers to submit high-quality photos of their Kuhn branded equipment to be featured in an upcoming calendar Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

NY issues new permits for CAFOs February 2017

The New York Department of Environmental Conservation has announced the renewal of its Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation permits. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

New manure process unveiled at Fair Oaks February 2017

Midwestern BioAg, a Wisconsin-based company, recently unveiled a new manufacturing process that transforms dairy manure into a uniform, dry fertilizer granule Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Iowa Pork offering cost share program January 2017

The Iowa Pork Producers Association is offering additional cost share dollars to pig farmers installing new nutrient loss reduction technologies. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

MN dairy farmer blocks spill January 2017

A MN dairy farmer found himself in a nightmarish situation Monday night when a valve broke on the liquid manure tank. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

MPCA investigating manure leak in MN January 2017

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency and the Department of Natural Resources are investigating after a manure leak on a dairy farm in rural Olmsted County. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

WI seminar focuses on digester RFPs January 2017

Wisconsin farmers are being encouraged to attend a seminar on Feb. 1 to learn more about the Request for Proposals for a manure biodigester Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Concerns as new rules aim to curb WA manure pollution January 2017

Washington environmental regulators have released new permit rules aimed at reducing the amount of manure pollution that gets into rivers and lakes Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

AR manure pond isn't leaking, analysis says January 2017

A study conducted at C&H Hog Farms found no evidence of a hog manure leak at the farm 6 miles from the Buffalo River Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

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