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March 4, 2015
FEATURED NEWS: Dribble bar manure application
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WSDA manure bill slips away

A Washington State Department of Agriculture proposal to regulate manure like pesticides has stumbled, tripped up by a lack of support. >> Read full article

Two Arizona dairies produce methane power

Thousands of cows at the Triple G Dairy in Buckeye lazily chew their grains and hay, unknowingly providing renewable energy every time they contribute to the farm's manure lagoon. >> Read full article

Three WA dairies agree to combat pollution

Facing more potentially negative federal court rulings, three Lower Yakima Valley dairy owners have agreed to line their manure lagoons, a costly safeguard against groundwater contamination. >> Read full article

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 Featured News 

Dribble bar manure application

Spreading liquid manure has always been challenging for farmers. Spraying it on fields is smelly and not terribly consistent. This spreading method can also cause crop damage and excessive run-off. Now however, much improved spreading for liquid manure is now available to Ontario farmers, thanks to Alma-based Husky Farm Equipment. In cooperation with Germany-based Vogelsang, the company has introduced the dribble bar, along with its many benefits.
The dribble bar spreader originates in Europe, where there is widespread restriction of manure application outside the growing season. >> Learn More…

 Event Calendar 

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