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July 3, 2019
Manure Expo

Projects moving ahead to prevent Lake Erie algae

The Thames River Phosphorus Reduction Collaborative is moving into summer by installing and testing technologies that intercept and remove phosphorus from agricultural runoff.

CalBio, Chevron and dairy farmers partner on biomethane fuel projects

Chevron U.S.A. Inc. and California Bioenergy LLC recently announced a joint investment in a holding company with California dairy farmers to produce and market dairy biomethane as a vehicle fuel in the state.

Powering trucks with cow manure

Pioneering Arla farmers are starting to make the most of their cow's manure by turning it into biogas, which is now powering an Arla milk truck in Sweden.
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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...
Decommissioning earthen storage

Decommissioning earthen storage

In 2016, the University of Nebraska decided to close down their swine manure storage lagoon. The hog facility at the university had not been in operation for nearly a decade, and since the lagoon was no longer being used, it was an environmental responsibility. “We felt it would be a golden opportunity to chart and document the process and create a learning tool for any farmer planning to decommission their earthen manure storage,” says Leslie Johnson, animal manure management coordinator for the University of Nebraska. » Read more...

North American Manure Expo

July 31 – Aug. 1
Location: Fair Oaks, Indiana
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Northeast Nebraska Swine Summit

July 17
Location: Norfolk, Nebraska
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Wisconsin Farm Technology Days

July 23 - 25
Location: Johnson Creek, Wisconsin
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Manure Science Review 2019

August 7
Location: Strasburg, Ohio
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