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Advantages, disadvantages of manure injection

“Nutrient management is alive and well in Maryland,” according to University of Maryland Extension agent Jeff Semler. One aspect of nutrient management is manure injection, which was featured during a recent field day at Debaugh Dairy Farm in Boonsboro. >> Read full article

WI may expand funding for dairy farm digesters

Wisconsin's utility regulator is planning to spend more money on energy projects, including a plan to help underwrite the use of digesters that convert cattle manure into electricity. >> Read full article

MD extends fall 2016 nutrient application deadline

Due to a late harvest and lack of adequate storage for liquid manure, combined with favorable soil conditions, the Maryland Department of Agriculture has extended two key deadlines for nutrient applications this fall. >> Read full article

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New app helps farmers make management decisions

A new app from Ohio State University allows growers to compare the effectiveness of different management decisions within fields. The aim, in part, is to improve water quality throughout the state.

Called Ohio State PLOTS, the free app allows growers, as well as consultants and others who support growers, to design replicated plot layouts by creating on-farm trials that can compare hybrids, seeding populations, fertilizer rates and nutrient management systems, among other practices and inputs, said John Fulton, precision agriculture specialist for Ohio State University Extension. >> Learn More…

 Event Calendar 

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

Midwest Manure Summit 2017

February 22-23, 2017
Location: Green Bay, Wisconsin >> More Info