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WA asked to fund manure tech

An engineer told Washington lawmakers March 14 that public funding would spur technology to distill cow manure into dry fertilizer and clean water, making polluted runoff from dairies a problem of the past.

Poultry manure outweighs hog waste: NC report

In a surprising conclusion, a new report finds North Carolina poultry farms generate far more nutrients in manure than do hog farms.

Plan now for safe manure handling

Steve Eickert, of Andover, Iowa, is planning ahead to ensure safety for employees, pumping contractors and himself a few weeks from now when work gets underway to transfer and apply 1.2 million gallons of manure stored in the pit under his cattle confinement building.
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Working together, European style

In Europe, where intensive livestock production is common in countries like the Netherlands, Spain and Germany, concern has been raised about its environmental consequences, including runoff of excessively applied nitrate and phosphate contamination of surface water and soil.
Manure produced by intensive livestock production can lead to atmospheric emissions of ammonia, nitrous oxide, and mono-nitrogen oxides, like NO and NO2, especially when directly spread on cropland.
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Value of Biogas East

March 23, 2017
Location: Toronto, Ont.
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Central Plains Dairy Expo

March 28-30, 2017
Location: Sanford Premier Center Complex, Sioux Falls, SD
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