Sept. 13 2021
“Manure is a valuable commodity we want to be returning back to the field,” said Claudia Wagner-Riddle during her presentation at the North America Manure Expo
Aug. 19 2021
As knowledge surrounding greenhouse gas emissions continues to grow, those in agriculture have identified manure digesters as part of the solution. This technology carries a two-fold benefit of reduci
Aug. 19 2021
During the August 18 Hoard’s Dairyman DairyLivestream, four panelists discussed how investing in a methane digester could benefit a dairy operation by generating renewable natural gas to sell
June 2 2021
When the phrase nutrient management is used in agriculture, thoughts often go directly to the farm fields where crops are grown
Jan. 4 2021
As the holidays approached, you likely heard the phrase, “It’s that time of year” relating to the upcoming Christmas and New Year’s celebrations
Aug. 31 2020
Nongrowing season is a critical period for managing phosphorus losses in runoff
March 23 2020
Jeff Endres of Endres Berryridge Farms started composting manure six years ago. Their composting system has gone from basic beginnings to the more advanced system it is today
May 10 2019
Continued low milk prices make cost control essential on dairy farms. Milk prices may improve in the second half of the year, but it’s going to be somewhat longer before they reach profitable levels
Jan. 28 2019
With each passing year, expectations continue to be placed on dairy producers across the country with a focal point being on-farm environmental practices
Nov. 19 2018
In most of the country, the fall season has been plagued with wet weather that pushed back harvest and fall planting
Sept. 17 2018
The arrival of fall brings many tasks to the farm. For dairies using a compost bedded pack barn, this time of the year also can be a good time to clean out the pack
Sept. 10 2018
Today’s dairy cows make a lot of milk. They also make a lot of manure. This means that manure storage and handling is a critical aspect for every dairy farm
Dec. 26 2017
Manure has tremendous value when used as a fertilizer source. Make the most of that value by knowing exactly what you are spreading
Sept. 4 2017
Glen Arnold“We have to give a lot of thought to how manure is applied,” said Glen Arnold, with Ohio State University Extension. “Our product is very visible.”
Aug. 28 2017
Think that all manure is basically the same? Think again. “There’s a lot of variation in manure,” said University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s Chris Baxter during his presentation...
June 26 2017
In March 2017, a lawsuit filed against the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation claimed that a herd of 200 cows produced the same amount of waste as a city of 96,000 people
Feb. 16 2017
I walked into the building and the smell hit me hard. So hard in fact, that my eyes began to water
June 6 2016
Manure restores soil with nutrients needed by crops. One method of application is manure irrigation, in which manure is applied to fields using equipment that can move liquids. Although this practice is...
May 16 2016
Yakima. The Chesapeake Bay. Lake Champlain. The Texas Panhandle and eastern New Mexico. Kewaunee County. Whether perceived or real, the aforementioned regions have been epicenters for concerns regarding...