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November 11, 2015
FEATURED NEWS: Manure in Trailers
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VT ag agency releases draft water quality rules for public input

The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food, and Markets (VAAFM) has released a draft copy of the Required Agricultural Practices (RAPs) for a period of public comment that will run through December 18, 2015. >> Read full article

FL dairy farm using manure to power operation

A dairy farm is using the most natural "natural gas" to help them cut the cheese. >> Read full article

WA dairies don’t like proposed change to permit process

Yakima Valley dairy farmers are not pleased with proposed new state water quality regulations for large livestock operations. >> Read full article

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 Featured News 

Manure in Trailers

The presence of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDv), which appeared in the U.S. in April 2013 and in Canada in January 2014, presents tough challenges for manure managers.

In a guide called Biosecure Manure Pumping Protocols for PEDv Control, published by the U.S. National Pork Board and partners, it states “PED virus transfers via feces and survives in manure for extended periods of time. Any object that becomes contaminated with pig manure can be a source of infection.”

One of those objects is, of course, swine transport trailers. >> Learn More…

 Event Calendar 

Royal Agricultural Winter Fair

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

CAFO/UGA Days 2015

December 1, 2015
Location: UGA Coastal Plain Experiment Station Dairy Research Center, Tifton, GA >> More Info

Southwest Ag Conference

January 5-6, 2016
Location: Ridgetown, Ont. >> More Info

South Dakota Pork Congress

January 13-14, 2016
Location: Sioux Falls, SD >> More Info

Minnesota Pork Congress

January 19-20, 2016
Location: Minneapolis, MN >> More Info