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March 30, 2016
FEATURED NEWS: Using liquid manure to fertilize wheat
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Manure Expo wins award

The 2015 North American Manure Expo at Chambersburg is one of 14 projects to receive the Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence. >> Read full article

PEDv-killing disinfectants needed

An assistant professor with the University of Manitoba says more effective disinfectants, capable of killing the virus responsible for Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea within stored manure, need to be developed. >> Read full article

Hog, poultry biogas deal in NC

Charlotte, NC, based utility firm, Duke Energy, is to acquire methane gas from the digestion of swine and poultry waste output at a planned facility in eastern North Carolina to generate renewable electricity at four power stations. >> Read full article

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Using liquid manure to fertilize wheat

Using liquid manure to fertilize wheat

Liquid livestock manure can be a great option as a spring top-dress fertilizer for wheat fields if applied during the appropriate window of time and if it has the right amount of nitrogen, according to research conducted by the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University.

In a report published in the latest issue of the college’s Crop Observation and Recommendation Network (C.O.R.N) newsletter, experts said there is a window of time – usually around the last week of March or the first week of April – when wheat fields are firm enough to support manure-application equipment. >> Learn More…

 Event Calendar 

Smart Turner Pumps' Pump School

April 1, 2016
Location: 392 Hardy Road, Brantford, Ont. >> More Info

Large Dairy Herd Management Conference

May 1-4, 2016
Location: Hilton Oakbrook Hills Resort & Conference Center, Oakbrook, Ill. >> More Info

2016 North American Manure Expo

August 3-4, 2016
Location: London, Ohio >> More Info