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February 20, 2019
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Manure injection offers hope for restoring Chesapeake water quality

Widespread adoption by dairy farmers of injecting manure into the soil instead of spreading it on the surface could be crucial to restoring Chesapeake Bay water quality, according to researchers who compared phosphorus runoff from fields treated by both methods.

NSF International introduces global animal wellness standards

NSF International, a global public health and safety organization known for food safety and quality, launched new Global Animal Wellness Standards to address the full lifecycle of all key species and establish best practices for how animals are kept, raised and responsibly managed.

NRCS announces deadline for conservation assistance funding

The USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service in Texas has announced the first funding application deadline of March 15, 2019 for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program.
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EuroTier: Showing off the latest innovations

Using manure more efficiently and saving on input costs were two of the key areas focused on at the international EuroTier trade show held in Germany in late 2018. Defined as the world’s leading trade fair for animal production, EuroTier is held every second year and is organized by the German Agricultural Society, DLG. This year approximately 155,000 visitors from 130 countries attended the show to view the latest innovations from 2,526 exhibitors. » Read more...

Are Pennsylvania poultry farms affecting the Chesapeake Bay Watershed?

Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection recently funded a research study to examine the manure and litter nutrient production in Pennsylvania poultry farms that may be directly affecting the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. Pennsylvania State University graduate assistant Erica Rogers conducted the study in 2016/2017. » Read more...

North American Manure Expo

July 31 – Aug. 1
Location: Fair Oaks, Indiana
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Western Farm Show

February 22 – 24
Location: Kansas City, Missouri
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Cattle Raisers Convention & Expo

March 29 – 31
Location: Fort Worth, Texas
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