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October 8, 2014
FEATURED NEWS: From Waste to Watts
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‘Tis the season for fall manure application

With fall underway, the window of opportunity for manure application is closing quickly. An Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development (ARD) specialist says producers can make the best use of their manure application time by first refreshing themselves on the rules of manure application. >> Read full article

WI town passes manure-spray restrictions

The Sturgeon Bay Town Board recently gave the green light to writing an ordinance that will ban the aerial spraying of manure on farm fields, making the community the first in Door County to act on the issue. >> Read full article

Man. pork group says regs hinder hog investment

Manitoba’s hog industry is at a standstill because the province wants new pig barns to have “zero impact” on the environment, says Manitoba Pork Council chair Karl Kynoch. >> Read full article

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From Waste to Watts

Whether it’s raising hogs and chickens or crop farming, Billy Storms excels.

The North Carolina farmer is one of the largest contract growers for Murphy Brown — possibly one of the largest in the entire country. The fifth-generation farmer raises approximately 28,000 hogs on his farm at one time. Storms continually looks for a better way to do things, so it’s no surprise that in 2009 he was researching digesters to turn his hog waste into energy.

It should have been a straightforward project. No one could have predicted the rocky road ahead.
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Agricultural Excellence Conference

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 to Friday, November 21, 2014
Location: Fort Garry Hotel, Winnipeg, Man.
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Southwest Agricultural Conference

Tuesday, January 06, 2015 to Wednesday, January 07, 2015
Location: Ridgetown, Ont.
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