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Idaho Idaho’s governor, Brad Little, signed into law two bills that ease the state’s regulations on manure management. The first, HB 167, requires state officials to consider the economic ram

AlabamaThere is a new streamlined permit registration process for owners of concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) in Alabama. The permit regulations, which are issued by the Alabama Departmen

UtahA new bill, SB 130, was signed into law by Utah Governor Spencer Cox. The bill requires counties to identify at least one area where new concentrated agricultural feeding operations (CAFOs) could be

Abby Bauer During a visit with my grandfather in the farmhouse where he has lived nearly his entire life, we talked about what the homestead looked like when he was young

Bluesource, North America's leading carbon offset developer, is pleased to announce it has partnered with Arva Intelligence

Myths surrounding cover crops typically fall into one of two camps. The first camp is that of detriment, with concerns about available moisture being sucked up in a drought prone area

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

Unlike commercial fertilizers that can be mixed to achieve a desired nutrient content, manure comes with fixed nutrient ratios. These ratios often don’t align perfectly with the needs of field

Poultry litter can serve as a significant source of crop nutrients for states near large poultry producing areas

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