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November 6, 2019

Lower emissions when pig manure is removed more often

Researchers of Wageningen University and Research in the Netherlands found that removing manure to a closed storage space can reduce the pig house emissions considerably.

University of Minnesota updates manure application rate recommendations

The University of Minnesota has adjusted their manure application rate guidelines to better reflect the needs of the state’s corn crop.

Refresher on Ohio nutrient application rules and cost-sharing programs coming up

On Nov. 19, 2019 the Paulding Soil and Water Conservation District will host an event about rules regarding nutrient application in Ohio and touch on available cost sharing programs.
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Researchers find multiple effects on soil from manure from cows given antibiotics

A new study led by Colorado State University and the University of Idaho found multiple effects on soils from exposure to manure from cows administered antibiotics, including alteration of the soil microbiome and ecosystem functions, soil respiration and elemental cycling. They also found that when antibiotics were used, less carbon was stored in the soil. » Read more...

Spotlight: Manure in Alberta

Alberta Agriculture hosted an online discussion all about manure. Trevor Wallace, nutrient management specialist, and Chris Ullman, agri-environmental specialist, discussed dealing with the province’s wet fall conditions, upgrading manure tracking methods, and safety issues when it comes to manure storage. » Read more...
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Saskatchewan Pork Industry Symposium

Nov. 12-13
Location: Saskatoon, SK
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2019 Sustainable Agriculture Summit

Nov. 20-22
Location: Indianapolis, IN
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