All Blog Posts about ‘Manure’

Legislation Could Open Doors for Biogas and Nutrient Recovery Systems

This article was co-authored by:

Nick Reckinger
Organic Fertilizer Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

The recent introduction of the Agriculture Environmental Stewardship Act of 2017 could mean big changes are ahead for the agriculture industry. The bill, which would incentivize the development of biogas and manure nutrient recovery systems, was proposed by Congressman Ron Kind, D-Wisconsin, and Tom Reed, Continue reading →

 

Near Record Algae Bloom in Lake Erie Draws Attention to Fertilizer Runoff

This article was co-authored by:

Nick Reckinger
Organic Fertilizer Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

High levels of rainfall this spring have researchers worried over the resulting toxic algae bloom in Lake Erie, with experts anticipating a significant bloom for this season. Algae blooms, largely a result of nutrient runoff, cause dead zones in waterways – low oxygen areas that Continue reading →

 

Question of the Week: What are the Benefits of Recovering Bedding from Manure?

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Manure can be processed into a bedding product known as recycled manure solids (RMS). Recycled manure solids can further be processed into dried manure solids (DMS), a product with reduced moisture and pathogen content which is ideal for use as a bedding product. Bedding recovery Continue reading →

 

Hurricane Matthew Brings Manure Lagoon Issues to Light – Again

This article was co-authored by:

Nick Reckinger
Organic Fertilizer Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Not unlike the hurricanes before it, Hurricane Matthew has again brought the issues surrounding manure lagoons to light in the wake of the country’s most recent natural disaster. Lagoons are large, open-air storage pits for manure, now the norm at most intensive animal farming operations Continue reading →

 

Bedding Recovery from Manure: The Solution to Livestock Bedding

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Nick Reckinger
Organic Fertilizer Expert

As traditional bedding options become increasingly unreliable, more farms are looking to Recycled Manure Solids (RMS) or Dried Manure Solids (DMS) as an alternative bedding material for livestock. Ongoing research and the number of farms successfully utilizing this approach have proven that both recycled and Continue reading →

 

Chicken Litter to Fertilizer

This article was authored by:

Chicken Litter Pan Pelletizer

  Customer: Proprietary Plant Location: Southeastern U.S.A. Industry: Agriculture Major Equipment: Rockwell Control System, Disc Pelletizer, Chain Mill Material Handled: Chicken Litter Engineer: FEECO International Process: A large agri-business working in broiler production was facing an issue: chicken litter from their growing farms was making Continue reading →

 

Bio-Fertilizer Processing

This article was authored by:

Stephanie Balza
Customer Support Specialist

Customer: Premium Standard Farms Plant Location: Missouri, U.S.A. Industry: Agriculture Major Equipment: Paddle Mixer, Rotary Drum Dryer, Product Classification and Recycle Circuit, Material and Gas Handling, Product Storage and Truck Load-out System, Emission Control Technology (ammonia, acid gas, and VOC removal), Plant Controls Material Handled: Continue reading →