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OH hog barn equipped with new way to manage manure

A new hog barn in Madison County has thousands of color-changing LED lights, sophisticated computer ventilation controls and an automated feeding system that can serve thousands of pigs with the flip of a switch, but it is what lies 10 feet beneath the 733-foot-long barn that is exciting.

Manure storage, handling safety and rescue training

To help both farmers and emergency response personnel understand the hazards of manure storage and handling systems, a safety workshop will be held in South Wayne, WI, on June 12.

New life for manure digester

Once infamous for spills, permit violations and even an explosion, the manure digester just north of Waunakee is now receiving accolades from an environmental group dedicated to clean lakes.
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Ranging further afield with fracs

Custom manure applicators often describe their work in colorful ways, using such terms as “traveling circus” and “hopscotch system” to explain what they do on a day-to-day basis. Lately, many have added a new term to their vocabulary and that is “frac tank.”

Over the past 10 years, many custom manure applicators have added these portable, on site, storage and transfer tanks to their fleets and, while not something they necessarily deploy on every job, it has become a handy and valuable tool in their arsenal.
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Iowa Manure Calibration & Distribution Field Day

June 2, 2017
Location: Puck Custom Enterprises, Manning, Iowa
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World Pork Expo 2017

June 7-9, 2017
Location: Des Moines, Iowa
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Manure Storage & Handling Safety Workshop

June 12, 2017
Location: Cottonwood Dairy, 9600 Hwy D, South Wayne, Wisconsin
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Anaerobic Digester Operator Training Course

June 13 – 15, 2017
Location: University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh
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