Discovery Farms’ Nitrogen Use Efficiency Project provides farmers and agronomists opportunities to evaluate their N management to determine economic and environmental impacts of current practices

The University of Idaho has been awarded a research grant of $10 million to make dairy manure more profitable

In northwestern Wisconsin, the Polk County Environmental Services Committee tabled a new Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO) ordinance that was ready to be voted on

A coalition of agriculture groups and individual farmers filed a petition to the Michigan Office of Administrative Appeals on May 26 against the state’s updated general permit for large animal farms

CALIFORNIA In early June, as many as 650 dairies and around 170 calf and heifer ranches and beef feedlots received certified letters from the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board

The four R’s of nutrient stewardship, or nutrient management, are commonly referred to when talking about proper nutrient application

An environmental footprint is one metric to understand the impact of current production practices

Taking samples is an essential step to appropriately apply manure to fields. However, getting an accurate sample of nutrients across livestock systems and differing storages can be challenging

WISCONSIN A renewable natural gas offloading station at the Dane County, Wis., landfill received its first load of biogas in mid-April. The biogas comes from a digester that converts manure and o

The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) has revised its standard for operating mobile liquid and slurry tanks. The standard, ASAE S317.1 JAN2020 “Improving Safety

The Swedish city of Lund used manure as a way to encourage social distancing amid the COVID-19 pandemic. City workers applied 2,204 pounds of chicken manure across the city’s main park

Some dairy farmers have been asked by their dairy processor to dispose of, or dump, milk as a result of disruptions in the milk processing chain

The Laramie County Board of Commissioners voted to ease up on a long-standing requirement for Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFO)

The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) issued a revised general permit for Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs). The start date of the permit is April 1

Lystek is excited to announce that it has reached Agreements with two Bay Area wastewater agencies to manage a portion of their annual production of biosolids

For farmers, local geography and climate determine the limiting nutrient for manure application

Manure is an excellent source of valuable nutrients. However, it is susceptible to nutrient loss and impacts to water quality when applied long before a crop is present to take up the nutrients

Farmers and ranchers in California know that their Golden State is more than palm trees and beaches. It is the largest dairy producing state in the nation

Crop production in Northern regions is characterized by short growing seasons and seasonally high runoff potential

Manure was used in a protest outside of a United Nations’ (UN) Climate Change Conference in Madrid, Spain