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

Acommon reaction to the word “isotopes” is that they are nasty fallout from atomic bombs. This article explains how isotopes (even some related to atomic-bomb fallout) have helped to change

A long-term study of the impacts of continued poultry manure application on soil health and nutrients, water quality, and crop yield response with economic analysis was completed in the fall of 2017

At a young age, Rob Stout discovered his passion for animals and decided to become a farmer. Early in his career, he also became passionate about protecting the land for himself and for generations to

One only has to spend a few minutes with dairyman Lee Jensen to realize that his mind is always moving

CALIFORNIA Basin prioritization is a technical process that uses the best available data and information to classify California’s 515 groundwater basins into one of four priority categories: hi

The manure application challenges of previous generations were certainly different than the challenges of today. We now have equipment that can haul manure for more miles and under varying conditions