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CDFA looks to fill vacancy on Fertilizer Inspection Advisory Board

The board advises the secretary on CDFA’s Fertilizing Materials Inspection Program (FMIP), which ensures fertilizing materials are safe, effective and meet quality guarantees.

Three Wisconsin dairies partner with DTE Biomass Energy in RNG project

Joining DTE’s four Wisconsin operating RNG projects are facilities co-located at the Rosendale Dairy and New Chester Dairy owned by Milk Source, and Kinnard Farms.

Construction to begin at CleanBay Renewables’ Maryland AD facility

CleanBay has partnered with Kiewit Corp. in the construction of their newest anaerobic digestion project, and with Chesapeake Utilities to distribute the poultry litter-derived RNG.
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Manure Minute: Why you need a manure management plan

When applying manure, the main goals are to apply at an accurate rate and to avoid nutrient pollution. But this isn’t always easy, as manure, in general, is complex. There are five main factors that make manure complicated – often even more so than commercial fertilizer. Following a manure management plan will help combat these challenges. » Read more...
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From the Editor: Lessons learned in composting

While many people compost food scraps, composting manure on a farm-scale is a much larger undertaking and requires a better understanding of the composting process. It’s arguably more work than stockpiling or other more traditional methods of manure management. But the rewards are numerous, including improved soil health and reduced volume of manure. » Read more...
August 2019 

DOE Career Award to help scientists use giraffe dung to make biofuels

Kevin Solomon, a Purdue assistant professor, plans to improve the production of medicines and fuels from biomass by using giraffe, wildebeest, zebra and horse dung. » Read more

Bioenergy DevCo buys BTS Biogas to expand AD tech globally

BTS Biogas is a European pioneer of anaerobic digestion with a 20-year industry history. Bioenergy DevCo plans to increase BTS Biogas’ technology footprint in North America. » Read more