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November 21, 2018

Boxing up field nitrogen

Researchers from Iowa State University are working on solutions to reduce nitrate levels from tile-drained fields.

Smithfield Foods announces landmark investment

Smithfield Foods, Inc. is pleased to announce, through the nationwide expansion of Smithfield Renewables, innovative projects designed to help meet its goal to reduce the company's greenhouse gas emissions 25 percent by 2025.

Wet soil conditions and hydraulic pressure may lead to pit failure

Seasonal high water tables and saturated soils can exert water pressure on the liquid manure storage foundation walls and floor slab, and have the potential to cause significant structural damage if not adequately controlled.
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Lagoon Solids

Winterkill from manure application

Manure applied to wheat crops or to forage crops can be an excellent option, but not in winter on frozen soils. Manure application in winter should never be part of a manure management plan. Rather, it should be part of a contingency plan, because we all know that weather happens. Frequent rain and a late corn harvest are taxing manure storage capacities on many farms. Contingency plans are essential for manure that must be applied in less than ideal conditions. » Read more...
Manure expo demo

Manure expo demonstration in review: Zimmerman Manufacturing

The 2018 North American Manure Expo featured Zimmerman Manufacturing's Red Ziper toolbar during the equipment demonstartions, held August 15th in Brookings, S.D. The Red Viper unit manure spreader was designed for both low and high gallon users, and is capable of covering 20,000 plus GPA with very little disturbance to the soil. » Learn more...

Canadian Western Agribition

November 19 – 24
Location: Regina, Saskatchewan
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Ag Tech Expo

December 3 – 5
Location: Indianapolis, Indiana
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Midwest Pork Conference

December 4
Location: Danville, Indiana
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The Pork Show

December 11 – 12
Location: Quebec City, Quebec
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