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October 23, 2019

Mining manure for phosphorus

The Manure Phosphorus Extraction System, a mobile system that removes phosphorus from liquid manure and concentrates it in a dried form that’s easier to transport, is in the final stages of development.

What’s new with solid separation?

The Natural Resources Conservation Service has a new technical document about solid-liquid separation alternatives for manure handling and treatment.

Manure start-up Livestock Water Recycling wins ag pitch competition

Livestock Water Recycling took home the $250,000 USD prize for their technology that segregates and concentrates manure nutrients into two valuable fertilizer products while recycling clean water for reuse.
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Verdesian "PitPro" webinar

New Product Showcase Webinar – Oct 23

Pit Pro works as an ultra-negative charged long-chained molecule. When Pit Pro enters the pit, it immediately starts drawing up the positively charged solid particles off the bottom of your pit, just like a magnet, dislodging solid buildup. The length and width of the molecules in Pit Pro allow it to stay in suspension like a feather floating in the air, pulling molecules into suspension with it. Learn More
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Manure Minute: Managing weed seeds in manure

Weed seeds in manure can be problematic when they result in overgrown, weedy fields after manure application. And seeds are abundant: a survey found that fresh manure on dairy farms had an average of 75,000 seeds per ton. Luckily, measures can be taken to reduce the viability of those seeds. » Read more...

Focus on the future: becoming sustainable

The concept of sustainable sourcing involves buying goods from suppliers that can demonstrate they are following sustainable practices in the production and distribution of their products. As the global food industry turns more toward sustainable sourcing initiatives, environmentally minded farm plans are growing in popularity. » Read more...
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John Deere Webinar

New Product Showcase Webinar – Oct. 31

The HarvestLab 3000 from John Deere will assist in applying and documenting liquid manure nutrients at the right rate, in the right place. With Manure Constituent Sensing analyzing capabilities, the HarvestLab 3000 will help you visualize and share your applied nutrient data with other decision-makers in your operation.

Learn about these features and more on Oct. 31 at 2 p.m. EDT.
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BioCycle REFOR19

Oct. 28-Nov. 1
Location: Madison, WI
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2019 Sustainable Agriculture Summit

Nov. 20-22
Location: Indianapolis, IN
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Iowa Swine Day 2020

June 25, 2020
Location: Ames, IA
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