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October 22, 2014
FEATURED NEWS: WI farmers encouraged to use tools for late fall manure spreading
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Enviro groups petition EPA over VA farm permits

Frustrated with what they see as Virginia’s foot-dragging about factory farm pollution, environmental groups are asking the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to take over the state's water pollution control program. >> Read full article

IN poultry manure piles targets of complaints

The Indiana state chemist’s office has been busy investigating complaints about piles of chicken and turkey manure since the adoption of a new manure-staging rule took full effect in 2013. >> Read full article

EPA awards restoration grants to OH, MI, and IN

Susan Hedman, administrator and Great Lakes national program manager with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5, recently announced the award of four Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grants totaling more than $8.6 million to Ohio, Michigan and Indiana state agencies. >> Read full article

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Manure Spreading

WI farmers encouraged to use tools for late fall manure spreading

With a wet spring and delayed crop plantings this year, farmers need to plan ahead and use the tools at hand in case a late harvest and early freeze narrow the window for manure spreading this fall, advise officials with the departments of Natural Resources and Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection.
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 Event Calendar 

Cattle & Climate Workshop

Thursday, November 06, 2014 08:30am - 04:30pm
Location: ConocoPhillips Alumni Center, Oklahoma State University, Still Water, OK >> More Info

Agricultural Renewable Energy Conference & Expo

Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Location: Fresno Hotel & Conference Center, Fresno, CA >> More Info

Agricultural Excellence Conference

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 to Friday, November 21, 2014
Location: Fort Garry Hotel, Winnipeg, Man.
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Midwest Manure Summit

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Location: Radisson Hotel & Conference Center, Green Bay, WI >> More Info