The Oregon Water Resources Commission voted unanimously to deny a request by Stand Up to Factory Farms, a coalition of environmental groups and others

People living in Southern California can now pay a premium to receive some of their natural gas as biofuel generated from landfills and cow manure

Four groups have joined together to advocate for productive changes that will protect water sources while supporting farmers

The Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy announced a memorandum of understanding with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), which formalized a relationship that began in 2012

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) awarded nearly $25.4 million in grants in 2020 to fund methane reduction projects across the state


Over 40 years ago, I told a client not to put any fertilizer on his corn crop — zero — after a liberal application of poultry manure. Five months later, a record corn yield was seen

Some dairies prefer to use flush systems for manure handling because of their ease of mechanization and low labor requirements

Interpreting manure analysis reports may seem to practically require a doctorate degree. Confusing is just the tip of the iceberg of obstacles one might face when navigating through the ocean of information

After a busy fall of harvest comes another manure application season. It is also the time of year when there is an uptick in accidents and deaths related to manure storage

Dairy and swine manure is typically in slurry form and contains nutrients and organic material that are beneficial to crops


many conversations have shifted from the verbiage of climate change to climate crisis, and legislation that affects agricultural producers will inevitably become a reality

Soil organic matter metrics and emerging research can help farmers better manage their farm fields

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) named 379 priority watersheds to help agricultural producers across the country improve water quality

The Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy unveiled a Net Zero Initiative, an industrywide effort to help dairy farms of all sizes implement new technologies and adopt economically viable practices

The owners of a horse track in New Orleans, La., have agreed to pay a $2.8 million penalty for allowing horse manure and urine to enter the city’s drainage system for at least the past six years


Dairy Farmers of America, the nation’s largest dairy farmer-owned cooperative with headquarters in Kansas City, Kan., announced its commitment to reduce direct and value chain greenhouse gas emissio

The Maryland Department of Agriculture is accepting grant proposals for the department’s Animal Waste Technology Fund

Discovery Farms’ Nitrogen Use Efficiency Project provides farmers and agronomists opportunities to evaluate their N management to determine economic and environmental impacts of current practices

The University of Idaho has been awarded a research grant of $10 million to make dairy manure more profitable

In northwestern Wisconsin, the Polk County Environmental Services Committee tabled a new Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO) ordinance that was ready to be voted on