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May 27, 2015
FEATURED NEWS: Engineers, scientists examining antibiotic resistance
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Research IDs obstacles to construction of manure pipeline

Research conducted on behalf of the Manitoba Livestock Manure Management Initiative has identified a host of challenges that would face anyone interested in building a pipeline to move swine manure. >> Read full article

Robinway Dairy receives WI environment award

Robinway Dairy of Manitowoc County recently received the Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (WMC) 2015 Wisconsin Business Friend of the Environment Award for Environmental Innovation at the annual Wisconsin Business Friend of the Environment Awards. >> Read full article

Cow manure bus breaks land speed record

The entirely cow manure-powered Bus Hound from UK-based Reading Buses broke the “bus land speed record” by zooming across the English countryside at over 80 mph >> Read full article

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Engineers, scientists examining antibiotic resistance

Growing evidence suggests that agricultural practices, especially widespread antibiotic use, could be contributing to the increasing antibiotic resistance problem in humans. In order to learn how to effectively control this spread of antibiotic resistance from livestock manure, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded a $2.25 million grant to a Virginia Tech team of engineers and scientists to examine the food chain from farm to fork. >> Learn More…

 
 Event Calendar 
 

Dairy Environmental Systems & Climate Adaptation Conference and Tour

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

Royal Agriculture Winter Fair

November 6-15, 2015
Location: Exhibition Place, Toronto, ON >> More Info