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February 4, 2015
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2015 Midwest Manure Summit registration open

Keep abreast of the latest technologies and techniques in animal waste management by attending the 2015 Midwest Manure Summit, being held February 24 and 25, 2015, at the Radisson Hotel and Conference Center in Green Bay, Wisc. >> Read full article

PAMI, MLMMI evaluating manure technology

Researchers working on behalf of the Manitoba Livestock Manure Management Initiative have kicked off an evaluation of air flotation and belt filter press manure separation technology. >> Read full article

Environmental training for CAFOs in SD

An environmental training session for operators of Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations, or CAFOs, is set for Feb. 25, 2015 in Huron, SD. >> Read full article

Court OKs release of CAFO information

A federal judge in Minnesota ruled the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) may release information regarding livestock farms subject to concentrated animal feeding operation (CAFO) regulations. >> Read full article

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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