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Hydrogen sulfide (H2S) is undoubtedly the most dangerous gas associated with manure storage and handling. The United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) lists acceptable exposu

Aaron Augustian said he and his brother, Todd, were looking to try something different with manure application when they were asked to join the Great Lakes Demonstration Farms Network a few years ago

I read an article in the Wall Street Journal recently about how food is produced and labeled. The following statement raised my ire: “Confinement livestock operations have polluted ground and surfac

Holloway President Vard Terry has announced his retirement after 50 years with the company

Amp Americas, a pioneer in converting dairy waste into carbon-negative renewable transportation fuel and power, today announced that Antoine Lafargue has joined the company as chief financial officer

McLanahan Corporation is pleased to announce Lori Lulich has joined its agricultural team as regional sales manager, serving the Midwest and Western United States

Fairbanks Scales, the oldest scale company in the U.S. and the world’s leader in weighing equipment, announces they will be showcasing a wealth of state-of- the-art industrial scales at Waste Expo

When discussing feedlot profitability, producers may often talk about the cost of gain or break-even costs. If manure enters the discussion, it is often referred to as an expense

Anyone paying the bills to fertilize fields, heat a home, or both knows that those expenses have been draining more from the bank account as of late

The Environmental Protection Agency will be investigating the North Carolina legislature’s decision to fast track a general permitting process allowing four hog farms to generate biogas

Two counties in Missouri filed an appeal to the state’s Supreme Court last month to overturn a law passed in 2019 that prohibits county commissioners from setting policies

Late last month, State Senator Ram Villivalam (D-Chicago) filed a senate bill to extend the Partners for Conservation Fund, a program run through the Illinois Department of Natural Resources

Mitigating phosphorus loss from cropland is often a balancing act, with numerous environmental and management factors interacting simultaneously

More and more anaerobic digesters are being built on dairies. These digesters capture carbon from manure as biogas

A mid growing interest in the source of food and how it is produced, customers are seeking information about the sustainability of what they eat and drink

“Families Feeding Families” is the motto that emerged as Dale and Laura Reicks grew their hog operation from scratch

Soil productivity is a function of several interacting factors including parent material, soil texture, drainage, pH, nutrient levels, and soil organic matter content

No farm or custom manure applicator wants to experience a manure spill incident, but accidents happen. Rather than finding yourself thrown into the unwanted spotlight with no plan in place

As the number of food companies, restaurant chains, and national organizations making commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions continues to grow, it is likely that farmers will be asked to

One of the enigmas of manure management is how to account for the nitrogen it provides after application. Some discount it altogether, assuming it has either all been lost or simply “unavailable.”