The April 15, 2013 issue ofNational Hog Farmerdelves into strategies for capturing manure’s value at a time when pork producers are tightening their belts to weather less-than-favorable hog prices, persistent high feed costs and escalating energy charges. Manure nutrients provide value to offset these challenges by managing storage options, application methods and equipment, and establishing nutrient values.

This issuealso features an update on five environmentally superior technologies aimed at providing alternative manure management strategies.

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