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Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy annual report now available

Iowa State University, the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources today highlighted the Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy Annual Progress Report that is now available at

Manitoba manure initiative winding down

Effective March 2018, the Manitoba Livestock Manure Management Initiative (MLMMI) will disband and its activities will be rolled into a more broadly mandated provincial research organization created under the new federal-provincial Canadian Agricultural Partnership.

Tool used to determine best times to spread manure in WI

Concentrated animal feeding operation farmers and professional manure haulers in Wisconsin have embraced the use of a tool designed to reduce the risk of manure runoff, according to a 2017 survey and focus groups. Further analysis of its use is on the way.
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Cornell wins $1 million nitrogen challenge

Tulane University awarded the $1 million grand prize for the Tulane Nitrogen Reduction Challenge to Adapt-N, a team from Cornell University that developed a cloud-based computer modeling system to predict optimum nitrogen application rates for crops using data on weather, field conditions and soil management practices.

The Tulane Nitrogen Reduction Challenge is an international competition to find a significant, scalable solution to reduce nitrogen runoff from farming, a primary culprit behind vast algae blooms that cause massive annual “dead zones” in waters throughout the world.
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South Dakota Pork Congress

January 10-11, 2018
Location: Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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Minnesota Pork Congress

January 16-17, 2018
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Value of Biogas West

January 16-17, 2018
Location: Abbotsford, British Columbia
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Professional Nutrient Applicators Association of Wisconsin Annual Meeting

January 18-19, 2018
Location: Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
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