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April 28, 2017, Guelph, Ont. - Member of Parliament Lloyd Longfield (Guelph) today announced a $2.2 million investment with the University of Guelph to develop technologies, practices and processes that can be adopted by farmers to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.The three projects with the university are supported by the…
April 28, 2017, Bradford, IA – Iowa Department of Natural Resources staff have determined that runoff from poultry litter located one mile north of Bradford in Franklin County reached a small tributary of Maynes Creek.The investigation began following a complaint about chicken litter dumped in a crop field near the…
April 25, 2017, Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf recently announced the investment of $39 million for 12 drinking water, wastewater, storm water, and non-point source projects across nine counties through the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST).The investment includes four projects aimed at improving manure control facilities:Chester County Chester County…
April 25, 2017, Edmonton, Alta – Innovative research is reshaping what is known about ammonia and related emissions from feedlots. And that new knowledge may help the industry to adjust its management, shape and react to public policy more effectively."Livestock are significant emission contributors," says Dr. Sean McGinn of Agriculture…
Update! The top 50 slogans have been chosen for the North American Manure Expo's Crappy T-shirt Slogan Contest. Now it's time for the public to become involved. Visit manureexpo.org and vote for your favorite slogan. Voting ends July 14. Everyone whose slogan makes the top 10 receives a free T-shirt.April 24, 2017…
March 23, 2017, Emeryville, CA – New Logic Research recently announced the successful commissioning of a VSEP vibrating membrane system to make clean water from digested cow manure. The VSEP system, located in the Italian Alps region of Wipptal, takes the effluent from an anaerobic digester and transforms it into…
February 24, 2017, The Netherlands – A storm that hit the Netherlands on Feb. 23 damaged a manure silo in Aalten, Gelderland, to such an extent that some three million liters of manure leaked out into the town, AD reports. The leak was discovered the morning of Feb. 24. The…
January 30, 2017, Eyota, MN – A MN dairy farmer found himself in a nightmarish situation Monday night when a valve broke on the liquid manure tank. But a supervisor for the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency said the farmer did an excellent job containing the spill and notifying officials. His…
January 17, 2017, Winona, MN – A proposal to expand two area hog farms encountered resistance recently when several area residents raised concerns about water quality and odor at informational meeting with the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) and Holden Farms, of Northfield, MN. Between two existing feedlots, Holden Farms…
January 16, 2017, Baltimore, MD – Supporters say the Perdue AgriRecycle facility a few miles from the Maryland state line is one solution for chicken farmers on the Eastern Shore who need to get rid of manure. Along with the chicken litter, the Perdue facility receives hundreds of thousands of…
January 16, 2017, Deerfield, MA — The 500 Holstein cows chewing in the Bar-Way Farms barn don’t seem to notice, but something exciting is happening with their manure. And when spring arrives, farmer Peter Melnick says, he’ll be thrilled to be spreading a liquid fertilizer from the new $5 million…
January 16, 2017, Little Rock, AR — How high is too high for a pile of chicken manure? Eight feet, apparently. To reduce the risk of fire from spontaneous combustion, poultry experts are warning farmers that piles 6.5- to 7-feet high are high enough. One pile caught fire in western…
January 16, 2017, Edmonton, Alta – A new tool to help mitigate phosphorus run-off risk will soon be available. Over the past three years, Alberta Agriculture and Forestry and the Intensive Livestock Working Group have been collaborating to build a simple, personalized farm management decision-support tool designed to help manage…
January 9, 2017, Modesto, CA – Crystal Creamery has received a Food Recovery Challenge Innovation Award for its zero waste leadership. Crystal Creamery operates an industrial wastewater pretreatment system to remove organic contaminants from water before the clarified water is discharged to the City of Modesto’s Publicly Owned Treatment Works.…
January 9, 2017, Little Rock, AR – The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality erred in not requiring EC Farms to apply for a separate permit to apply up to 6.7 million gallons of hog manure to land located in the Buffalo National River watershed, an administrative law judge ruled recently.…

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