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WI DNR to fund manure reg

The Department of Natural Resources plans to add more staff to regulate Wisconsin’s biggest farms, but environmental groups say the farms should also pay higher fees to fund a program that was criticized in a recent legislative audit. >> Read full article

Halt large IA livestock farms

Leaders of a newly formed coalition recently called for an immediate statewide moratorium on new construction or expansion of large-scale livestock feeding operations until Iowa takes meaningful action to lower the number of impaired rivers, lakes and waterways to fewer than 100. >> Read full article

Two die after falling into Quebec manure pit

Two farmers have died after falling into a manure pit in Quebec, media reports. >> Read full article

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Dairy farms depend on the price of milk, but milk prices can fluctuate wildly. At present, milk prices in the New England area are about half of what they were two years ago. Sometimes, production costs can even exceed revenue.

To weather milk price fluctuations like this, Massachusetts-based Longview Farm has focused on reducing input costs and capturing more value from their manure as part of their sustainability plan.

The heart of their plan is an investment with Vanguard Renewables in the construction and operation of a 600,000-gallon capacity anaerobic digester to treat their manure. It processes about 9,125 tons of liquid manure annually. >> Learn More…

 Event Calendar 

World Dairy Expo 2016

October 4-8, 2016
Location: Madison, Wisconsin >> More Info

Ontario Federation of Agriculture Annual General Meeting

November 21, 2016
Location: International Plaza Hotel, 655 Dixon Road, Toronto, Ontario >> More Info

2017 Wisconsin Anaerobic Digester Program

February 21, 2016
Location: Green Bay, Wis. >> More Info