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December 5, 2018

LWR announces changes to manufacturing

LWR has recently added a seasoned manufacturing veteran to their organization to streamline the company’s manufacturing processes.

MD farms brace for latest phase-in of phosphorus rule

A much-debated farm pollution regulation is set to take wider effect soon in Maryland.

New regional manager for Cornell Pump

Cornell Pump is pleased to announce Nick Ivers has joined Cornell Pump as the southwest agricultural regional manager, with responsibilities for irrigation, farm dewatering, and manure in California, the desert Southwest, and the Mountain West.
Sponsored Spotlight 

Vaughan's Turbo-S Mixer Will Help Your Farm Run Smoother

The Vaughan Turbo-S Mixer is a propeller mixer mounted vertically inside an 18" elbow with the ability to create better mixing by directing flow. This mixer has replaced many of the competitors' open propeller mixers that experience failed motors and gearboxes. The Turbo-S Mixer can mix a pit with only one foot of liquid above the floor, something other mixers cannot do. It has an optional add-on turntable that can allow it to be easily re-aimed in the pit.
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Featured articles 

Using worms to manage dairy manure

Earthworms eat biological material in the soil to survive. Now, their abilities are being put to work by a company called BioFiltro. They are used in a controlled environment to clean liquid manure waste streams in a matter of hours where it would otherwise have taken weeks. The result is not only faster water treatment but also significantly reduced concentrations of nutrients, meaning that farmers using the system need a lot less farmland to dispose of their treated liquid waste. » Read more...
Manure expo demo

Manure expo demonstration in review: Vermeer Compost Turner

The 2018 North American Manure Expo featured the Vermeer CT718 Compost Turner during the equipment demonstrations, held in mid-August in Brookings, S.D. The Vermeer CT718 Compost Turner offers a direct drive poly synchronous belt system, a drum that provides complete and thorogh aeration of manure, and high-speed flails that improve material breakdown. » Learn more...

The Pork Show

December 11 – 12
Location: Quebec City, Quebec
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Dakota Farm Show

January 3 – 5
Location: Vermillion, South Dakota
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Banff Pork Seminar

January 8 – 10
Location: Banff, Alberta
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Georgia Dairy conference

January 21 – 23
Location: Savannah, Georgia
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