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June 26, 2019

NRCS announces deadline for conservation assistance funding

The USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service in Texas has announced the first application funding deadline of July 22, 2019 for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program under current approved Regional Conservation Partnership Program projects.

African Swine Fever abroad creates waves for U.S. agriculture

African Swine Fever has caused the loss of hundreds of millions of pigs across China and Southeast Asia, creating a massive shortfall in animal protein supply for these regions through 2020, and possibly for years to come.

JCB dealer network expands in Canada with Readyquip JCB

ReadyQuip JCB is the newest addition to JCB's growing North American dealer network.
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NAME 2019

Video Alert: NAME 2019 - Putting nutrients back to work

The North American Manure Expo (NAME) provides an opportunity for livestock producers and custom applicators to advance their knowledge of manure-nutrient utilization while showcasing the latest technology in manure handling, treatment and application. This summer, NAME 2019 is coming to Fair Oaks, Indiana on July 31 and Aug. 1. » Watch video...
Seeding and manure in one pass

Seeding cover crops and injecting hog manure in one pass

In 2013, Pennsylvanian hog farmer and retired high school teacher, Virgil Gutshall Sr., and his son, Virgil Jr., began to explore various application methods for planting cover crops while side dressing and incorporating hog manure into his corn crops. Virgil Jr., owner and operator of Beaver Ridge Farm, Inc., finishes hogs for Country View Family Farms. What resulted was a machine, designed by Virgil and his son, that simultaneously side-dressed the corn with liquid hog manure, while planting a cover crop. » Read more...

North American Manure Expo

July 31 – Aug. 1
Location: Fair Oaks, Indiana
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Iowa Swine Day

June 27
Location: Ames, Iowa
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Manure Science Review 2019

August 7
Location: Strasburg, Ohio
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