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MSUE Environmental Quality News
Manure application equipment setup to sidedress standing crops allowed these farmers to plant crops then spread manure.
Posted on September 2, 2014 11:16am by Jerry May
High efficiency heaters and energy curtains could reduce energy usage and increase the environmentally friendliness of your business.
Posted on September 2, 2014 10:42am by Heidi Wollaeger
The capability to store manure reduces, or eliminates, the need to spread manure on a daily basis. Manure storage facilities allow small farms to store the manure until it can be removed and utilized at a later time.
Posted on August 25, 2014 8:26am by Shelby Bollwahn
Using best management practices can help protect the environment. These practices can also improve the health and well-being of your animals and increase your farm’s profit.
Posted on August 19, 2014 9:49am by Shelby Bollwahn
Corn prices are less than half of the price at this time in 2013.
Posted on August 6, 2014 2:15pm by Mark Seamon
As energy infrastructure for our state and nation improve and grow, a landowner may be approached to allow the construction of a pipeline across their property.
Posted on August 1, 2014 5:38pm by Curtis Talley Jr.
Farm drainage has been increasing land productivity since its introduction during the colonial times in the United States. However, there is concern today more than ever about proper management to protect surface water quality.
Posted on July 25, 2014 10:59am by Marilyn Thelen
Farmers, researchers and crop advisors from across the Midwest will travel to Ames, Iowa for the Resilient Ag Conference, August 5-7.
Posted on July 25, 2014 8:29am by Marilyn Thelen
The tour will help Michigan farmers understand the economic benefits of a hybrid bioenergy production system and energy conservation practices.
Posted on July 10, 2014 1:57pm by Charles Gould
In the case of a manure spill, livestock producers should have a spill kit prepared.
Posted on July 7, 2014 10:33am by Shelby Bollwahn