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January 9, 2019

Farm bureau announces nutrient stewardship grant recipients

Thirty Illinois county Farm Bureaus have been awarded grants under the Nutrient Stewardship Grant program.

GEA delivers 10,000th liquid manure spreader

GEA recently achieved a significant milestone in its company history by manufacturing its 10,000th liquid manure spreader tank.

Climate report provides reminder of biogas’ benefits

The American Biogas Council released a statement in response to the fourth National Climate Assessment.
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Featured articles 

Not all poultry litter is the same

Custom nutrient management contractor, Pierce Litter, understands that not all poultry litter is the same. The moisture content and nutrient content can vary widely depending on whether the poultry producer is raising boilers, hens, pullets, hens for table eggs, or turkeys. The company, owned by Mark and Dianne Pierce and headquartered in La Russell, Miss. about 50 miles west of Springfield, offers poultry house clean out, litter removal, hauling, and land application. » Read more...
Manure expo demo

Manure expo demonstration in review: Dutch Industries

The 2018 North American Manure Expo featured the BioSpreader by Dutch Industries during the equipment demonstartions, held in Brookings, S.D. The BioSpreader by Dutch Industries offers an innovative beater system that delivers rock-steady performance, uniform spread and a cleaner discharge. » Learn more...

South Dakota Pork Congress

January 9 – 10
Location: Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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Georgia Dairy conference

January 21 – 23
Location: Savannah, Georgia
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Iowa Pork Congress

January 23 – 24
Location: Des Moines, Iowa
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Annual US Composting Council Conference and Tradeshow

January 28 – 31
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
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