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December 4, 2019

Vermont farmers granted exemption to spread manure on snow-covered ground

A temporary exemption has been granted to Vermont farmers, allowing them to spread manure atop snow-covered ground until December 15.

CDFA awards largest total ever for dairy methane/GHG reduction projects

The California Department of Food and Agriculture recently awarded it largest combined total of awards – nearly $102 million – for dairy methane reduction projects across the state.

New high-tech dairy facility to be built in Alberta

A new dairy concentration facility will be built in central Alberta that will reduce the environmental impacts of transporting milk across the western Canadian provinces from this dairy-concentrated part of Alberta.
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Manure mapping

One of the biggest challenges with manure is making the connection between the provider and the user: those who have it struggle with where to put it, and those who need it can have a hard time finding it. A manure mapping project is underway to help bridge the gap. » Read more...

Ontario introduces law to protect against on-farm trespassers

The Ontario government introduced legislation that, if passed, will discourage on-farm trespassers by raising fines, allowing for compensation of damages, and increasing protection for farmers. The legislation also tackles the issue of people interfering with livestock in transport. » Read more...

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