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Global warming is the rise in heat retention within the atmosphere, caused by the buildup of greenhouse gas (GHG). The consequence of global warming is climate change, which in practice results in the

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced last month that it will gather information and conduct a detailed study to determine whether it needs to strengthen regulations for concentrated ani

In the last 20 years, many states have added requirements for record keeping of manure applications on farm fields. This is to make sure that applications are used effectively as plant nutrients and t

Lactanet, the leading organization for milk recording, genetic services, and dairy farm management in Canada, will publish Methane Efficiency breeding values with the April 2023 genetic evaluations. A

The Delaware Nutrient Management Commission voted to proceed with rare changes to the state’s nutrient management rules, which are typically only updated once every 10 years. The most notable change

Dairy farms of all sizes are challenged with properly disposing and managing the manure produced by their herds. The larger the dairy, the greater the challenge becomes in containing and managing effl

Changes in manure regulations, volume, and equipment impact how it is managed today. During a Hoard’s Dairyman webinar, Becky Larson, an associate professor and extension specialist with the Univers

A request by the state of Ohio to transfer certain regulatory responsibilities regarding concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency to the Ohio Depart

Congress passed and President Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act on August 7, 2022. This legislation is basically the U.S. Senate’s version of the Build Back Better Act the House passed earlie

Concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) are intensely managed production systems that allow for improved efficiency and better care of the animals. Manure from these systems must also be intens

We live at a time where memes — amusing or interesting photos or videos that are shared online — communicate sentiments in a new way. In a world with pandemics, an ever-growing political divide,

The bedding under their feet contains the first bacteria chicks are exposed to. For that reason, reusing litter — which contains a mixture of wood shavings, feces, uric acid, feathers, and chicken

Lately, I often find the song “Take me home, country roads” stuck in my head. I taught my children the chorus, and now the John Denver classic has become one of the songs my son asks me to

Historically, reduced tillage — defined as tillage that maintains plant surface residue and where nutrients are surface applied — was touted as the solution for phosphorus loss from agricultural

Today, Newtrient, an environment and technical resource company assisting U.S. dairy farmers with economically reducing their environmental footprint, announced an investment in Athian

Included in the Inflation Reduction Act is $40 billion over the next 10 years directed toward existing voluntary programs promoting climate-smart agriculture, rural energy efficiency and reliability

Over the years, the University of Wisconsin Division of Extension Discovery Farms Program has shared lessons learned from nutrient applications on frozen soil

Farming is nothing new for the Roche family, who has been raising livestock and growing crops at their farm in southeastern Wisconsin for 170 years. What has changed in recent years

The Dutch agriculture minister resigned unexpectedly following a turbulent summer of protests by farmers in opposition to a court ruling that required farms to drastically cut greenhouse gas emissions

An emergency order approved by members of the Delaware Nutrient Management Commission will allow for a 180-day extension of properly staged poultry litter in state fields. The order took effect on Nov