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Fly management strategies

Flies are proliferative and persistent creatures. They can lay 50-150 eggs every few days, and within a two-week period a population of 350 to 1,000 flies is in your barn.

Clarkson University to use NIFA grant to advance AD techniques

Clarkson University will use federal funding to advance anaerobic digestion techniques for small-to-medium-scale dairy farmers.

Research shows the benefits of gypsum

Several university presentations at the 2017 Waste to Worth Conference featured research into ag-related uses for gypsum, including using recycled drywall for dairy barn bedding and livestock housing air filters, and applying gypsum in field buffer strips to reduce phosphorus runoff into streams.
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Dribble bar update

The dribble bar was invented to address widespread European restrictions on manure application outside the growing season. Applying manure to a field with growing plants requires either injection or something that distributes manure at low pressure onto the ground below the plant leaves, allowing a greater amount to be applied with more accuracy and less runoff, crop injury and odor. The Vogelsang dribble bar – and other European equipment, such as Veenhuis shallow injection technology – also offers a large number of rows, which allows for application at ground level in seven to 10-inch spacings with no splash. » Read more...

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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AgSource Laboratories Ice Cream Social

June 14, 2017
Location: Bonduel, Wisconsin
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