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December 10, 2014
FEATURED NEWS: MDA offers fast track option for manure program
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Spart plans Coopersville biodigester at dairy farm

Grand Rapids-based alternative energy developer Sustainable Partners LLC (Spart) has been selected to build its second biodigester in Coopersville. >> Read full article

Iowa feedlot operators adjusting to new rules

Iowa cattle and hog producers are working to comply with new state rules that are designed to keep animal waste from polluting nearby waterways. >> Read full article

NY water officials discuss winter manure spreading

The conversation about winter spreading of manure continues for the Cayuga County Water Quality Management Association. >> Read full article

UW Extension workshop addresses CAFO concerns

In response to a proposal for a large-scale swine birthing facility on 560.6 acres in the Township of Eileen, University of Wisconsin Extension recently hosted a learning workshop at the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center. >> Read full article

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 Featured News 

MDA offers fast track option for manure program

The Maryland Manure Transport Program has launched a new streamlined application process labeled the “Fast-Track” option.

Applicants will complete a shortened form that can be processed within 48 hours of receipt by the Maryland Department of Agriculture announced Secretary Buddy Hance recently during a speech at the 99th annual Maryland Farm Bureau convention.

“We created the new ‘Fast Track’ option to make the Manure Transport Program application process easier, faster and more user friendly for those who are transporting and land applying poultry litter,” said Secretary Hance. >> Learn More…

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 Event Calendar 

Midwest Manure Summit

February 24-25, 2015
Location: Radisson Hotel & Conference Center, Green Bay, WI >> More Info

Western United Dairymen Annual Convention

March 18-20, 2015
Location: Tenaya Lodge, Yosemite, CA >> More Info

Waste to Worth

March 30-April 3, 2015
Location: Westin Hotel, Seattle, Washington >> More Info

Dairy Environmental Systems & Climate Adaptation Conference and Tour

July 29-31, 2015
Location: The Statler Hotel, Ithaca, NY >> More Info