Corn silage is one of the main forages harvested for cattle feeding in the United States

Iowa is the top pork producing state, generating almost one-third of the nation’s pork supply worth about $40.8 billion in 2020

Farming can take on many forms. In the early days, full tillage and “plowing it black” was the law of the land. Then came the early conservation tillage tools

If you live in an area where livestock outnumber people, manure being used as a fertilizer source is simply common practice

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is accepting applications for grants that will help agricultural producers and rural small businesses make energy efficiency improvements and invest in renewable

A man in California plead guilty to wire fraud, money laundering, and identity theft after convincing investors he was building anaerobic digesters on dairies in California and Idaho

The Missouri Supreme Court ruled in April that a state law prohibiting counties from imposing regulations on concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) does not violate the state’s constitution

Farmers in Laketown, Wis., scored a victory when a newly elected town board voted unanimously to abandon a recently passed ordinance that would have greatly impacted growing farms in their area

As a college student in the 1970s, I read the 1940 vintage book You are what you eat by Victor Lindlahr

Climate change refers to long-term shifts in temperatures and weather patterns, and it is a consequence of global warming, which is caused by greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions

The use of tile drainage is becoming more popular in Wisconsin. Installing a tile drain system can be a great tool to dry soil out faster, improving timeliness of field operations throughout the cropping

The old saying, “Don’t put your all your eggs in one basket,” is a mantra for the Johnson family of Peterson, Minn

Chickens, hogs, beef cattle, and dairy cows all produce manure. These various kinds of manures are valuable, but are they equally valuable? The answer to that question is absolutely not

A few days ago, an interesting segment on the late night news caught my attention. The reporter was stationed at John’s Disposal Facility, a Milwaukee-area recycling center that takes in about 500

Dairy producers across the globe aim for financial sustainability amidst a sea of environmental challenges

If you ever want to “trigger” a group of livestock farm managers, ask them — off the record — to discuss how potentially fraught the relationship is with their custom manure hauling

Mott Corporation announced that it has acquired Digested Organics, a Michigan-based engineering company that manufactures advanced filtration solutions to help customers reduce wastewater disposal costs

The 2023 World Pork Expo will return to the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines, Iowa, from June 7-9. This year marks the 35th anniversary of the annual event

Select Sires Inc. announces the creation of Low Carbon Technologies, LLC, as part of its farmer-owned cooperative. Low Carbon Technologies will serve beef and dairy farmers who are looking to document

I assumed to have seen everything of importance after 45 years of nutrient management. That changed in 2022. About a decade ago, I assisted a significant client in siting and permitting a fully i