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IL manure hauler updates

The Illinois manure haulers group will be holding several update meetings for members during March and April.

MI manure hauler certification

Michigan State University Extension and the Michigan Agribusiness Association are hosting a meeting March 1 at Michigan Farm Bureau in Lansing to introduce a manure hauler certification program.

IA hog industry faces more pushback over farms

Recent application denials at the county level mean more Iowans see the need for a moratorium on new factory farms, according to Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement.
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A new style of floating lagoon cover

There has been some success with using biocovers to reduce the odors and environment-damaging gas emissions from liquid manure lagoons – and a promising new cover material that has the potential to do even more is biochar.
“Biochars have unique physical and chemical properties that make them promising covers in terms of reducing odor and gas emissions, and also nutrient sorption, which other covers don’t address,” notes Brian Dougherty, who recently completed a bachelor’s degree at Oregon State University and is now pursuing a master’s degree at Iowa State University.
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North Carolina Pork Congress

March 7-8, 2018
Location: Raleigh, North Carolina
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Manure Pit Foaming Webinar

March 16, 2018
Location: Webinar
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2018 Western United Dairymen Annual Conference

March 28, 2018
Location: Modesto, California
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