Measuring manure depth in the PEDv era The Porcine Endemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv) continues to impact the U.S. pork industry. Farms that have avoided the virus continue to implement intensive precautions to keep PEDv out of their herd. Farms that have already experienced the ravages of the virus are taking steps to prevent reinfection.
MDA launches new ads for “Manure Happens” The Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA) has launched a targeted information program aimed at farmers as part of its recently introduced “Manure Happens” public outreach campaign.
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Construction underway creating energy from manure Construction is underway in northern Missouri on an $80 million renewable energy project, developed and constructed by Roeslein Alternative Energy, LLC (RAE) in collaboration with Murphy-Brown of Missouri, LLC.
New technology turns manure into electricity Maryland Department of Agriculture officials recently awarded a Pocomoke farm and two other projects more than $1 million in grants for their innovative waste management projects.