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Manure seminars in PA

The Indiana County Conservation District is holding its final manure management workshops for the season April 19 and 26 at Hoss’s Steak & Sea House in White Township. >> Read full article

Manure Expo to receive award

The 2015 North American Manure Expo, which was co-hosted by Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences, is being recognized with the Governor's Award for Environmental Excellence, Pennsylvania's "highest honor bestowed upon businesses or organizations for environmental performance and innovation." >> Read full article

VT farm to use manure, brewery waste to make natural gas

A Vermont farm will transform manure, corn silage and brewery waste into pipeline-grade natural gas to sell to Middlebury College and Vermont Gas Systems. >> Read full article

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Universities work together to improve equine manure management

Researchers from 13 land-grant universities examined equine operations and developed educational programs about horse and environmental stewardship.

In the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states alone, more than 428,000 horses, ponies, and mules are living on 65,000 farms, and each horse produces about 50 pounds of manure every day. Water runoff from manure, horse feed, and bedding can pollute nearby bodies of water. To devise sustainable, safe strategies for equine operations, these researchers formed the multi-state research project NE-1041 "Environmental Impacts of Equine Operations."
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 Event Calendar 

Large Dairy Herd Management Conference

May 1-4, 2016
Location: Hilton Oakbrook Hills Resort & Conference Center, Oakbrook, Ill. >> More Info

2016 North American Manure Expo

August 3-4, 2016
Location: London, Ohio >> More Info