Kasich’s order to dictate fertilizer use across 2M Ohio acres

· July 13, 2018

Ohio farmers in eight Maumee River watersheds could face a whole new regulatory reality in their daily farm operations following Governor John Kasich’s announcement of a new Executive Order Wednesday. The order will likely dictate nutrient management including fertilizer and manure applications. The order directs a number of state agencies, including the Ohio Environmental Protection […]

Wis. family starts manure gas monitor rebate after son’s death

· May 10, 2018

A Wisconsin farm family wants to protect other farmers from the dangers of manure gas after losing their son in a manure pit agitation incident. The Mike Biadasz Manure-Gas Monitor Rebate Program offers gas monitors to Wisconsin farmers and manure haulers to help protect themselves from highly toxic hydrogen sulfide gas. On Aug. 15, 2016, […]

Vermont college to run on manure and food waste

· November 20, 2017

A Vermont family farm is building the largest digester in the state to produce Renewable Natural Gas from cow manure and food waste to fuel a local college. Middlebury College will significantly reduce its carbon footprint thanks to an innovative partnership with Goodrich Family Farm in Salisbury, Vermont; Vanguard Renewables of Wellesley, Massachusetts; and Vermont […]

Calculating manure application rates? Illinois has an app

· November 14, 2017

For producers using manure as a natural fertilizer, calculating the right manure application rate can be a time-consuming process. However that’s not the case in Illinois anymore — the state now has an app for that. Dr. Ted Funk, Agricultural Engineering Consultant for the Illinois Pork Producers Association has been charged with developing an Illinois […]

Dow AgroSciences Instinct keeps more nitrogen in manure

· August 11, 2017

Farmers who use liquid manure to fertilize corn crops can now mix Instinct nitrogen stabilizer in their pit for easy application to protect applied nitrogen. Field studies conducted by Dow AgroSciences and several Midwestern universities show notable corn and silage yield increases when manure is applied with Instinct. Maximizing manure with Instinct reduces leaching and […]

Washington State University mobile extracts the good from manure | AGDAILY

Washington State University mobile extracts the good from manure

· November 4, 2016

Washington State University researchers have figured out a way to ‘make lemonade from lemons’ with manure. Over the next two years, WSU scientists will build and operate a mobile system to fully develop a phosphorous-rich fertilizer. The “Mobile System for Nutrient (Phosphorus) Recovery and Cost Efficient Nutrient Transport” project will build and operate a mobile […]

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