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July 22, 2015
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North American Manure Expo draws interest far and wide

University of Wisconsin Extension educator Kevin Erb motioned to a manure hauler to let loose with a “manure spill.” >> Read full article

CA department of ag funds five dairy digesters

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) has selected five projects to receive about $11.1 million in grants to implement digester technology on California dairy operations aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) from dairy manure. >> Read full article

NE workshop to discuss manure as fertilizer

The Alliance for the Future of Agriculture in Nebraska (AFAN) and University of Nebraska Extension are offering a free workshop on the utilization of manure as an economical crop nutrient source in four locations across the Nebraska. >> Read full article

 Featured News 

Northern composter

Egg producer Choice North Farms generates almost 3,850 tons of poultry manure annually that it landfills on a designated leased site. The owners wondered if there was a better use for this byproduct and the idea of composting came to mind. If successful, this could help boost farm production in northern Canada by providing a much-needed building block for developing productive soils. The farm houses about 117,000 laying hens producing about 37 million eggs per year near Hay River in the Northwest Territories (NWT). >> Learn More…

 Event Calendar 

Dairy Environmental Systems & Climate Adaptation Conference and Tour

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

Beef Sen$e

August 6-8, 2015
Location:Trent University, Peterborough, Ont. >> More Info

Beef Farmers of Ontario's 8th Annual Cow-Calf Roadshow

September 9-10, 2015
More details to come. >> More Info

Royal Agricultural Winter Fair

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