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May 1, 2019

Study shows U.S. farmers making sustainability progress

A recent study from the University of Arkansas shows the U.S. pork industry has made great progress in multiple key sustainability metrics over the course of more than five decades.

New changes to animal care enforcement services

Changes are coming to animal care enforcement in Ontario. Earlier this year, the Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals announced they would not sign a new contract for their services with the Ontario government.

Why researchers are mapping the world's manure

Farmers rely on phosphorus fertilizers to enrich the soil and ensure bountiful harvests, but the world's recoverable reserves of phosphate rocks, from which such fertilizers are produced, are finite and unevenly distributed.
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T-shirt contect

The North American Manure Expo T-shirt contest is back!

Do you have an idea for a memorable, funny, clever, ironic or thought-provoking manure-related slogan? Share it with us! Submit your slogan ideas until May 6th. The top 50 slogans received will be voted on by the public and the top 10 will be printed on the back of the 2019 North American Manure Expo event T-shirts. » Submit your slogan ideas NOW!
Manure management app

Creating a manure management app

While skimming through the latest industry news, a new tech development out of Alberta caught my eye. ManureTracker: a smartphone application for managing manure. The app was created through a collaboration of provincial organizations and is currently being tested and used by farmers throughout the province. Intrigued, I caught up with Trevor Wallace, nutrient management specialist with Alberta Agriculture to discuss his experience developing the new technology. » Read more...

North American Manure Expo

July 31 – Aug. 1
Location: Fair Oaks, Indiana
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Ontario Pork Congress

June 18 – 19
Location: Stratford, Ont.
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Iowa Swine Day

June 27
Location: Ames, Iowa
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