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November 12, 2014
FEATURED NEWS: NA Manure Expo: State-of-the-art equipment, information in the same place, same time
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OSU Extension offers livestock mortality composting workshop

Poultry, dairy, swine, beef cattle and other livestock producers wanting to learn economically and environmentally beneficial ways to handle the death of their animals can earn livestock mortality composting certification through a course offered by experts from Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. >> Read full article

WI dairy farm can continue to expand responsibly

The Dairy Business Association (DBA) is pleased that after protracted litigation, Kinnard Farms, a family-run dairy farm in Kewaunee County, is being permitted to expand without changes to its facility designs or nutrient management plan. >> Read full article

CIB honors Perdue as green model, pioneer

Jim Perdue was recently presented with the Center for the Inland Bays’ Business Award, as CEO of Perdue Farms. He was recognized for working with the center to develop model farms in the mid-2000s, and the company’s best management practice requirements. >> Read full article

 Sponsor’s Message 

New Blu-Jet Side Dump Trailer

From hauling manure out of a feedlot to hauling dirt, silage, scrap, or grain, our trailers are built to withstand the rigors of on-farm operation. The trailer features are intended to reduce total cost of ownership by decreasing maintenance and increasing durability while also maximizing efficiency and capacity.

The Blu-Jet Side Dump trailer is available in three, four, and five axle configurations with a 37’ FLX-500 Rounded Vee dump body. A Rounded Vee dump body design provides a low center of gravity for maximum stability and capacity, while assuring complete clean out when dumping, even with sticky materials.
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 Featured News 

NA Manure Expo: State-of-the-art equipment, information in the same place, same time

For Steve Chapman, it was the opportunity of a lifetime. The Missouri dairy farmer’s face split into a big grin as he watched different styles and models of lagoon boats stir and agitate his operation’s earthen lagoon, measuring about 100 feet wide by 250 feet long.

“When will there ever be another time we could have all of this state-of-the-art equipment together in the same place at the same time,” he said, gesturing to the activity in front of him.

When, indeed? >> Learn More…

 Sponsor’s Message 

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Don't let manure handling agitate you. Save time and fuel with More Than Manure® (MTM®) Nutrient Manager. MTM can break through crusts and solids in pits and lagoons, and cuts down on foam when pumping into tanks, so manure is easier to handle with less agitation.

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 Event Calendar 

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