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FDA to Rewrite Proposed Food Safety Rules

posted on September 19, 2014 at 3:20 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government said Friday it will rewrite sweeping new food safety rules after farmers complained that earlier proposals could hurt business. Full Story

College has system to extract water from manure

posted on May 30, 2014 at 2:23 PM

A technology for extracting drinkable water from manure is on its way to commercial application this year, Michigan State University said Thursday. The technology is particularly useful for animal operations in dry regions where water is at a... Full Story

Market to Market (January 6, 2012)

posted on January 6, 2012 at 7:42 PM

Market to Market (January 6, 2012)
Full Program: Wall Street begins 2012 with a rally, but a key study reveals a slowing economy on Main Street. The frontrunner wins the caucus, while the rural vote bolsters an underdog's bid for the White House. A Nebraska hog producer powers his operation --... Full Story

Nebraska Hog Producer Converts Waste into Watts

posted on January 6, 2012 at 3:04 PM

Nebraska Hog Producer Converts Waste into Watts
A family hog operation in rural Nebraska converts manure into methane to use as a fuel. Full Story

State investigates manure spill in NE Iowa

posted on October 28, 2011 at 3:33 PM

State environmental officials say a hog farmer left a valve open on a manure transfer pump, causing thousands of gallons of manure to spill and flow toward a creek in northeast Iowa. Full Story

Market to Market (July 8, 2011)

posted on July 8, 2011 at 3:07 PM

Market to Market (July 8, 2011)
Full Program: Senate leaders announce a bipartisan compromise cutting subsidies for ethanol. A Nebraska hog producer powers his operation and his neighbors by converting waste into watts. Market analysis with Alan Brugler. Full Story

Nebraska Hog Producer Converts Waste into Watts

posted on July 8, 2011 at 2:07 PM

Nebraska Hog Producer Converts Waste into Watts
A family hog operation in rural Nebraska converts manure into methane to use as a fuel. Full Story

Idaho Energy Czar Aims to Harness Cow Pie Power

posted on December 26, 2008 at 8:12 PM

BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- Idaho is hoping to capitalize on more than just the milk emerging from its cows. Full Story

Judge Rules Against Bird Waste Injunction in Oklahoma

posted on October 3, 2008 at 8:10 PM

TULSA, Okla (AP) — A federal judge has denied Oklahoma's request for a preliminary injunction to stop 13 Arkansas poultry companies from disposing of bird waste in the Illinois River watershed. Full Story

Study Advances Method of Making Energy from Farm Waste

posted on April 18, 2008 at 8:04 PM

ST LOUIS — Washington University engineers using imaging technology have found that vigorous mixing helps microorganisms turn farm waste into alternative energy. Full Story

Court Order Sought on Arkansas Chicken Waste Disposal

posted on February 22, 2008 at 8:02 PM

TULSA, Okla (AP) — More than a dozen Arkansas-based poultry companies have violated state and federal laws limiting the disposal of animal waste in the Illinois River watershed, argues Oklahoma's attorney general. Full Story

Senate Committee Considers Manure Exemption Legislation

posted on September 7, 2007 at 8:09 PM

Senate Committee Considers Manure Exemption Legislation
The economic news this week is one big case of the "ankle bone connected to the knee bone." The Commerce Department for example, reports * construction spending dropped 4/10ths of percent in July – the weakest report since January. Full Story

First Closed-Loop Ethanol Plant Opens

posted on July 27, 2007 at 8:07 PM

First Closed-Loop Ethanol Plant Opens
After 10 years of research the first closed-loop ethanol plant begins production. Full Story

Turning Dung Into Dollars

posted on March 23, 2007 at 8:03 PM

The livestock manure hauling business is flourishing as farmers and entrepreneurs are turning animal waste into higher-priced commercial fertilizer. Full Story

Cow Manure for Home Flooring

posted on March 16, 2007 at 8:03 PM

A cow pie – don't step in it, step on it. Full Story
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