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October 10, 2018

Court injunction prevents enforcement of WOTUS Rule

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has applauded a recent U.S. District Court after it issued an injunction affecting Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi to prevent enforcement of the Obama-era Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule.

IA DNR eMMP wins national award

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources recently learned that a project to allow farmers to submit manure management plans online won an award in the 2018 national Government Experience Awards.

A new digital platform to support farmer-led stewardship

Land O'Lakes recently announced its plan to roll out the Truterra Insights Engine, an interactive on-farm digital platform that will help farmers advance their stewardship goals and return-on-investment in real time, acre-by-acre and help food companies measure sustainability progress.
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Vaughan's Turbo-S Mixer Will Help Your Farm Run Smoother

The Vaughan Turbo-S Mixer is a propeller mixer mounted vertically inside an 18" elbow with the ability to create better mixing by directing flow. This mixer has replaced many of the competitors' open propeller mixers that experience failed motors and gearboxes. The Turbo-S Mixer can mix a pit with only one foot of liquid above the floor, something other mixers cannot do. It has an optional add-on turntable that can allow it to be easily re-aimed in the pit.
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Certified to spread: Building a custom manure hauler certification program

Farmers who haul manure and custom manure applicators in Michigan may soon be able to qualify for significant reductions in their pollution insurance premiums by participating in a voluntary manure hauler certification program built around a successful model developed in neighboring Wisconsin. While lower potential premiums are one of the benefits to participating in the program, the certification program is being driven by five main goals. » Read more...
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How Far Can You Pump? Is it Worth it?

With compaction being top of mind for producers and custom applicators, moving manure through a hose is the logical solution. Hear it from the experts, check out this webinar presentation by Ron Lounsbury and Paul Mastine from Smart Turner Pumps. » Learn more...

2019 Dakota Farm Show

January 3 – 5
Location: Vermillion, South Dakota
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Iowa Pork Congress

January 23 – 24
Location: Des Moines, Iowa
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National Cattlemen's Beef Association Trade Show

January 30 – February 1
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
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