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November 25, 2015
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Zeolites filter showing results capturing ammonia, odor

Preliminary results on the use of a zeolites filter to reduce ammonia and odor emissions from a dairy’s manure flush pit is showing promise in a University of Idaho research project >> Read full article

Manitoba winter fertilizing ban back on

Snow’s arrival throughout Manitoba means no more extensions for the province’s farmers to apply winter fertilizer or manure. >> Read full article

DVO launches two digesters with Green Cow Power

Green Cow Power is a large digester facility now converting off-farm organic wastes and dairy manure into energy with two DVO, Inc. Two-Stage Mixed Plug Flow digesters. >> Read full article

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 Featured News 

How to compost 150,000 chickens

One of the main challenges posed by the avian flu outbreak that has impacted the U.S. poultry industry in the past year is how to safely and effectively dispose of potentially hundreds of thousands of birds killed as a result of infection and eradication efforts. “The U.S. strategy is to quickly identify the infected premises, depopulate, properly dispose of carcasses and manure, clean and disinfect the premises, and have 21 days of down time after cleaning before re-population can take place,” said Mohamed El-Gazzar, Ohio State University Extension’s poultry veterinarian. >> Learn More…

 Event Calendar 

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