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October 24, 2018
2019 Buyers Guide

McLanahan introduces the Modular SMS12

McLanahan Corporation has announced the official launch of the Modular SMS12. This system, similar to others manufactured by McLanahan, separates bedding sand from dairy cow manure.

Iowa farmers share views on water quality practices

Iowa farmers identified potential regulation as a top concern when considering water quality practices, according to a Center for Rural Affairs report recently released.

The dangers of manure gas and mitigation strategies

Manure is an excellent and readily available source of fertilizer for many farms, however, it is important to consider the danger of gas that accompanies working with manure.
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Robotic bedding

Producers still needed for pig environmental footprint project

Want to know more about your environmental footprint? Get additional information about operational costs? University of Minnesota Extension specialist, Erin Cortus and extension educators, Diane DeWitte, Jason Ertl, and Sarah Schieck are looking to work with producers in confidentially assessing their own operations using The Pig Production Environmental Footprint Calculator - a tool developed with support from and maintained by the National Pork Board. » Read more...
Smart Turner Pumps

Manure expo demonstration in review: Bauer North America

The 2018 North American Manure Expo featured the Bauer North American Fan model PSS 1.1-300 during the equipment demonstraions at this year's event, held in August in Brookings, S.D. The small separator is ideal for small and mid-size farms. It can process up to 70 gallons per minute, with up to 32 percent dry matter solids. Running off 3hp motor either 1ph or 3ph with four different slot size screens avaliable. » Learn more...

South Dakota State University Swine Day

November 6
Location: Brookings, South Dakota
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Canadian Forage and Grasslands Association conference

November 14 – 15
Location: Calgary, Alberta
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Saskatchewan Pork Industry Symposium

November 14 – 15
Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
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Kansas State Swine Day

November 15
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
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