CALIFORNIA In early June, as many as 650 dairies and around 170 calf and heifer ranches and beef feedlots received certified letters from the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board

As nutrient applicators, we are tasked with having the right piece of equipment for each of our customers

Popular media has created a buzz around feeding seaweed to ruminants in order to cut down their enteric methane emissions

The four R’s of nutrient stewardship, or nutrient management, are commonly referred to when talking about proper nutrient application

As interest and integration of cover crops accelerate, the industry has been challenged in its ability to provide easy to access, comprehensive information

An environmental footprint is one metric to understand the impact of current production practices

Taking samples is an essential step to appropriately apply manure to fields. However, getting an accurate sample of nutrients across livestock systems and differing storages can be challenging

WISCONSIN A renewable natural gas offloading station at the Dane County, Wis., landfill received its first load of biogas in mid-April. The biogas comes from a digester that converts manure and o

The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) has revised its standard for operating mobile liquid and slurry tanks. The standard, ASAE S317.1 JAN2020 “Improving Safety

The Swedish city of Lund used manure as a way to encourage social distancing amid the COVID-19 pandemic. City workers applied 2,204 pounds of chicken manure across the city’s main park

Some dairy farmers have been asked by their dairy processor to dispose of, or dump, milk as a result of disruptions in the milk processing chain

The Laramie County Board of Commissioners voted to ease up on a long-standing requirement for Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFO)

The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) issued a revised general permit for Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs). The start date of the permit is April 1

Does your manure storage lagoon seem to fill up faster than it used to? In a recent C.O.R.N. Newsletter produced by Ohio State University Extension, Aaron Wilson, Glen Arnold, and Jason Hartschuh addr

It has been a productive couple months. We finished our pumping season on January 7 and went right into maintenance season


Feed represents the largest import of nutrients to most livestock and poultry farms, followed by commercial fertilizer. Feed management opportunities exist to reduce imports of nutrients

Tillage and manure application are critical nutrient management aspects affecting crop yield potential, soil erosion, and nutrient loss risk

Discovery Farms is an on-farm water quality research and outreach program that is part of the UW-Madison Division of Extension

With the extreme weather events in recent years, dairy farmers in certain parts of the country have had a difficult time emptying their manure pits before the winter freeze

In the depths of the COVID-19 pandemic and with people across the country sheltering in place, there have been some disruptions to our supply chain, from toilet paper to food products