Environment http://nationalhogfarmer.com/taxonomy/term/6595/more en Webinar will cover implications of RCRA, CAA on animal agriculture http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/webinar-will-cover-implications-rcra-caa-animal-agriculture <div class="node-body article-body">An Aug. 6 webinar will discuss legal issues related to livestock production.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/webinar-will-cover-implications-rcra-caa-animal-agriculture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/webinar-will-cover-implications-rcra-caa-animal-agriculture#comments Business Environment Food Animal Report Facilities Mon, 03 Aug 2015 19:25:00 +0000 59381 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Double L adds insulated shutter to fit 50-inch/51-inch fans http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/double-l-adds-insulated-shutter-fit-50-inch51-inch-fans <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p>Because of the demand, Double L has added a larger size insulated shutter &ndash; the IS8 &ndash; which fits 50-inch/51-inch fans. The IS8 is an addition to the current product line of Topjet Insulated Shutters.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/double-l-adds-insulated-shutter-fit-50-inch51-inch-fans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal Well-Being Business Environment Marketing Thu, 23 Jul 2015 15:27:00 +0000 59101 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Record number of producers certified under 2014 farm bill conservation compliance http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/record-number-producers-certified-under-2014-farm-bill-conservation-compliance <div class="field-byline"> By P. Scott Shearer, Bockorny Group, Washington, D.C. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The USDA announced that more than 98.2% of producers have met the 2014 farm bill requirement to certify conservation compliance to qualify for crop insurance premium support payments. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/record-number-producers-certified-under-2014-farm-bill-conservation-compliance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/record-number-producers-certified-under-2014-farm-bill-conservation-compliance#comments Business Environment Marketing Legislative Preview Fri, 17 Jul 2015 19:58:00 +0000 58921 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com WPX ’15 New Product Tour: Munters VX36 fan boosts efficiency in smaller package http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/wpx-15-new-product-tour-munters-vx36-fan-boosts-efficiency-smaller-package <div class="field-byline"> By Willie Vogt, correspondent </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The concept of moving air in confinement buildings is changing as Munters turns from traditional electric motors with belt drives for fan blades to more efficient systems, and the New Product Tour panel selected the Munters VX36 Fan with Munters Drive Motor as a finalist in part due to its energy savings.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/wpx-15-new-product-tour-munters-vx36-fan-boosts-efficiency-smaller-package" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/wpx-15-new-product-tour-munters-vx36-fan-boosts-efficiency-smaller-package#comments Animal Well-Being Business Environment Facilities Marketing World Pork Expo Wed, 15 Jul 2015 21:28:00 +0000 58821 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Keep hogs cool and growing in summer heat http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/keep-hogs-cool-and-growing-summer-heat <div class="field-byline"> Source: Hubbard Feeds </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As summer temps rise, it is important that farms have followed through on their pre-summer checklists preparing their operations to adequately protect the livestock. Hubbard Feeds provides these tips to keep in mind to manage pigs to keep them cool and growing during challenging periods of heat stress.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/keep-hogs-cool-and-growing-summer-heat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-well-being/keep-hogs-cool-and-growing-summer-heat#comments Animal Well-Being Business Environment Facilities Marketing Wed, 15 Jul 2015 18:56:00 +0000 58771 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com One man takes stand for animal agriculture http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/one-man-takes-stand-animal-agriculture <div class="node-body blog-body">One Indiana family's battle to build a hog finishing unit is setting up to be a battle for all of animal agriculture.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/national-hog-farmer-blog">National Hog Farmer Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/one-man-takes-stand-animal-agriculture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/blog/one-man-takes-stand-animal-agriculture#comments Business Environment Food Animal Report Marketing National Hog Farmer Blog Tue, 14 Jul 2015 21:47:00 +0000 58721 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Study: Louisiana crops suffer $30 million in feral hog damage http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/study-louisiana-crops-suffer-30-million-feral-hog-damage <div class="field-byline"> Source: Louisiana State University AgCenter </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Putting a dollar figure on feral hog damage has put the issue in perspective in Louisiana. A study released July 13 by the Louisiana State University AgCenter estimates that feral hogs did at least $30 million in damage to crops in 2013.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/study-louisiana-crops-suffer-30-million-feral-hog-damage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/study-louisiana-crops-suffer-30-million-feral-hog-damage#comments Environment Food Animal Report Marketing Tue, 14 Jul 2015 20:28:00 +0000 58711 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com One-stop-shop launched for improving manure management http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/one-stop-shop-launched-improving-manure-management <div class="field-byline"> Source: Wageningen UR Livestock Research </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Manure Knowledge Kiosk offers resources, knowledge and connections to support improved manure management in livestock in countries with developing livestock industries.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/one-stop-shop-launched-improving-manure-management" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/one-stop-shop-launched-improving-manure-management#comments Business Environment Manure Management Thu, 09 Jul 2015 16:23:00 +0000 58591 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Summer’s a good time to inspect manure storage http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/summer-s-good-time-inspect-manure-storage <div class="field-byline"> Source: Daniel Andersen, The Manure Scoop blog </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Regardless the storage type, the basic principles to maintaining and managing the storage structure are similar. In any case, frequent evaluation and preventative maintenance will significantly reduce your risk and keep your manure where you want it.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/summer-s-good-time-inspect-manure-storage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/summer-s-good-time-inspect-manure-storage#comments Business Environment Facilities Manure Management Wed, 08 Jul 2015 20:53:00 +0000 58571 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Webinar to focus on animal ag solid waste and clean air issues http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/webinar-focus-animal-ag-solid-waste-and-clean-air-issues <div class="field-byline"> Source: eXtension.org </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The implications of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act and Clean Air Act on animal agriculture, recent litigation and other legal issues will be discussed during an Aug. 6 webinar.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/webinar-focus-animal-ag-solid-waste-and-clean-air-issues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/webinar-focus-animal-ag-solid-waste-and-clean-air-issues#comments Animal Well-Being Business Environment Facilities Wed, 08 Jul 2015 19:26:00 +0000 58551 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com