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August 5, 2015
FEATURED NEWS: Animal Manure Compost
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ISU Extension holding manure workshops

To aid farmers in nutrient management, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach dairy specialists are offering a workshop to fine-tune manure applications with soil management practices and testing. >> Read full article

Manure mgmt highlighted during MI farm tour

Careful manure management is a principle of farm profitability and environmental stewardship. It is important to understand what conditions could lead to a runoff event and nutrient losses. >> Read full article

Manure trials in ID show surprising trends

Researchers are just three-eighths of the way through a long-term manure study but some of the early results have got them re-thinking long-held assumptions about nutrients in high desert soils. >> Read full article

 Featured News 

Animal Manure Compost

Composting animal manure has long been used as a soil amendment to improve soil health. Composting has increased use as a tool to manage animal manure in recent years for livestock producers. In addition to the soil health benefits associated with applying animal manure compost, other advantages include improved storage options, reduced volume of material to be transported and spread on fields, and it is more suitable to be spread on hay and pastures during the growing season than raw manure. >> Learn More…

 Event Calendar 

Beef Sen$e

August 6-8, 2015
Location:Trent University, Peterborough, Ont. >> More Info

Beef Farmers of Ontario's 8th Annual Cow-Calf Roadshow

September 9-10, 2015
More details to come. >> More Info

Royal Agricultural Winter Fair

November 6-15, 2015
Location: Exhibition Place, Toronto, ON >> More Info