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December 9, 2015
FEATURED NEWS: Agitation boats provide more consistent manure
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Green Bay lawmakers propose manure regulation

A pair of state lawmakers from Green Bay are proposing a bill that would require the Department of Natural Resources, Department of Agriculture, and county land and water conservationists to identify and map areas susceptible to groundwater contamination for farmers to follow when they spread their manure. >> Read full article

Ohio offering loan program for livestock producers

State Representative Bob Cupp (R-Lima) is calling attention to a new state agricultural linked deposit program created to assist livestock farmers in the Western Lake Erie Basin. >> Read full article

VT winter manure spreading ban begins Dec. 15

The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food, and Markets is issuing the following reminder to farmers that the manure spreading ban will once again take effect December 15. >> Read full article

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 Featured News 

Agitation boats provide more consistent manure

The general manager of Redhand Limited says the use of a new technology, manure agitation boats, provides improved consistency when applying the nutrients contained in swine manure fertilizer held in earthen manure storages to crop land. Grain and oilseed producers are recognizing the fertilizer value that can be obtained through the application of swine manure.

Boissevain, Man, based Redhand Limited has recently introduced a relatively new technology, manure agitation boats. >> Learn More…

 Event Calendar 

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