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The Canadian Agri-Business Education Foundation (CABEF) is proud to announce the winners of their annual scholarships. Each of these exceptional students will receive $2,500 for post-secondary agricultural education.The 2018 winners are: Adriana Van Tryp, Burdett, Alta. Laura Carruthers, Frenchman Butte, Sask. Pete Giesbrecht, Winkler, Man. Owen Ricker, Dunnville, Ont. Jeremy…
Brodhead, Wisconsin – Founded in 1828, the KUHN brand has progressively become a leader in the agricultural machinery industry. Through aggressive growth and development, and an ever renewed capacity for innovation, KUHN continues to help drive the modernization of agriculture across the world.Progressive advancements in hay, crop production, landscape and…
Findings by a team of University of B.C. wastewater engineering researchers at the Okanagan campus have revealed a low-cost solution to many of the problems plaguing anaerobic digesters used by municipalities.Anaerobic digesters are seen as a popular solution to wastewater treatment as they offer the potential for producing green energy…
The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Office of Environmental Farming and Innovation is now accepting new dairy and livestock manure management practices for consideration in the Alternative Manure Management Program (AMMP). The goal of this effort is to improve program effectiveness and increase stakeholder engagement.Funded by California Climate…
A Shoemakersville Fire Company crew was called to a farm in Perry Township after some cows were overcome by gas fumes from a nearby manure pit. According to initial reports, the frantic caller reported cows were dropping in the barn and he was afraid to enter.The barn was ventilated with large…
Cheyenne, WY - Authorities say a 52-year-old man has died after falling down a well shaft at a southeast Wyoming dairy farm where he succumbed to methane fumes from cow manure and drowned in a pool of water.The Laramie County Sheriff's Office identified the victim as Erasmo B. Gonzalez, who…
Wisconsin farmers and manure haulers can help protect themselves from highly toxic hydrogen sulfide gas by renting gas monitors through the Mike Biadasz Manure-Gas Monitor Rebate Program.On Aug. 15, 2016, Mike Biadasz went out to agitate a manure pit on his family's farm. When the crust layer on top of…
Tom Butler admits he was naïve back in 1995, when he stopped growing corn, tobacco, and other crops and began raising 8,000 hogs on his farm outside Lillington, North Carolina.Butler, a spry 77-year-old who still runs the operation, has been experimenting with ways to do better ever since. He covered…
The California Department of Food and Agriculture has awarded a $213,349 research grant to the California Dairy Research Foundation in collaboration with University of California scientists to study methane emissions at California dairies. The project is titled, "Small Dairy Climate Change Research: An economic evaluation of strategies for methane emission…
A 39-year-old man died recently after falling into a manure pit on agricultural land in Sainte-Helene-de-Bagot, about 80 kilometres east of Montreal.Firefighters and first responders extracted the man from the pit, but their resuscitation efforts failed. | READ MORE
The BioEcoSIM process for the treatment of liquid manure developed at the Fraunhofer Institute for Interfacial Engineering and Biotechnology IGB is being introduced to the market by SUEZ Germany as an operator of large-scale plants.This creates an opportunity for farms to dispose of surplus manure and digestate. Slurry treatment products…
After news that a North Carolina jury awarded $50 million to Murphy Brown/Smithfield neighbors, the National Pork Board wants the public to know the U.S. pork industry has a strong record in environment and sustainability efforts.The verdict is the first in a series of cases brought against the world's largest…
A Lewis County farm has been fined nearly $25,000 after a worker died there last November.It's in connection with the death of 32 year old Ryan Ouellette. He died while working on Marks Farms just outside Lowville.At the time, state police said he became trapped in a manure separator.The Occupational…
Dane County Executive Parisi has announced Dane County will be partnering with the area's family farmers to accelerate lakes clean-up efforts by commissioning a study to recommend where treatment technology can most effectively be located to treat more manure.The county is looking for proposals and bids from private partners to…
We are extremely disappointed by the verdict. We believe the outcome would have been different if the court had allowed the jury to (1) visit the plaintiffs' properties and the Kinlaw farm and (2) hear additional vital evidence, especially the results of our expert's odor-monitoring tests, as explained in detail…

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