All Blog Posts about ‘Manure’

Resource of the Week: Slideshare on the Benefits of Manure Granulation

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Resource of the Week: Manure Granulation Benefits Slideshare Presentation

This week’s highlighted resource is a Slideshare presentation on the benefits of manure granulation. The granulation of manure is being explored more and more as a way to alleviate nutrient runoff issues while improving on-farm economics for growers. The Benefits of Granulating Manure explores the Continue reading →

 

Resource of the Week: Brochure on Bedding Recovery from Manure

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Resource of the Week: Bedding Recovery from Manure Brochure

This week’s highlighted resource is a brochure on bedding recovery from manure. The processing and reuse of manure as a clean, economic, and sustainable bedding source (Dried Manure Solids, or DMS) continues to gain popularity among large-scale farms. FEECO offers custom rotary dryers for producing Continue reading →

 

Resource of the Week: Manure Granulation Plant

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Resource of the Week: Manure Granulation Plant Project Profile

This week’s highlighted resource is a project profile for an on-farm manure granulation plant. On-farm granulation is becoming increasingly more common as the livestock industry transitions to large, concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) which produce massive amounts of manure. This manure must be dealt with Continue reading →

 

Resource of the Week: Manure Management Slideshare Presentation

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Resource of the Week: Manure Management

This week’s highlighted resource is a Slideshare presentation on manure management. Commercial-scale farms are now the agricultural norm, but this has presented a problem in managing massive amounts of manure in a way that is both environmentally friendly and economic. The Future of Farming: An Continue reading →

 

Industry Calls for 2018 Farm Bill to Support Nutrient Management and Soil Health

This article was co-authored by:

Nick Reckinger
Organic Fertilizer Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Industry Calls for 2018 Farm Bill to Support Nutrient Management and Soil Health

The 2014 Farm Bill is due to expire in September of 2018. An expansive piece of legislation, the bill covers a wide variety of issues surrounding the agriculture industry, including everything from crop insurance and credit, to nutrition, research, and even renewable energy. As groups Continue reading →

 

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

Legislation Could Open Doors for Biogas and Nutrient Recovery Systems

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

Lake Erie Algae Bloom

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

What are the Benefits of Recovering Bedding from Manure

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

Manure Lagoon

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 →

 

Granulation: A Solution to Chicken Manure Management Woes

This article was co-authored by:

Nick Reckinger
Organic Fertilizer Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Chicken Manure Granulation

In order to feed a growing population, farms across the U.S. and around the globe continue to move toward large-scale, concentrated operations over small farms, with chicken farms being no exception. But with concentrated farming operations and increased production comes a challenge: what to do Continue reading →