Environment http://nationalhogfarmer.com/taxonomy/term/6595/more en Global feed LCA guidelines released http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/global-feed-lca-guidelines-released <div class="field-byline"> Source: International Feed Industry Federation </div> <div class="node-body article-body">First of its kind global feed life cycle assessment guideline developed to properly measure the environmental impacts of the livestock industry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/global-feed-lca-guidelines-released" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/global-feed-lca-guidelines-released#comments Business Environment Mon, 27 Apr 2015 18:08:00 +0000 56291 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com House bills would delay WOTUS http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/house-bills-would-delay-wotus <div class="field-byline"> By P. Scott Shearer, Bockorny Group, Washington, D.C. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The House Energy and Water Appropriations Subcommittee’s fiscal year 2016 appropriations bill prohibits the Environmental Protection Agency from implementing its revised Clean Water Act rule until the fall of 2016 at the earliest.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/house-bills-would-delay-wotus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/house-bills-would-delay-wotus#comments Business Environment Marketing Legislative Preview Mon, 20 Apr 2015 00:49:00 +0000 56111 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Lawsuit filed to end CAFO emissions reporting exemption http://nationalhogfarmer.com/facilities/lawsuit-filed-end-cafo-emissions-reporting-exemption <div class="node-body article-body">Environmental and animal welfare groups challenge Bush administration EPA decision </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/facilities/lawsuit-filed-end-cafo-emissions-reporting-exemption" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/facilities/lawsuit-filed-end-cafo-emissions-reporting-exemption#comments Environment Facilities Thu, 16 Apr 2015 02:26:00 +0000 56021 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Supreme Court ruled in favor of Missouri hog farm http://nationalhogfarmer.com/facilities/supreme-court-ruled-favor-missouri-hog-farm <div class="node-body article-body">The Missouri Supreme Court on April 14 upheld limits to damage property owners can recuperate in nuisance lawsuits against agriculture operations, reported the local media.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/facilities/supreme-court-ruled-favor-missouri-hog-farm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/facilities/supreme-court-ruled-favor-missouri-hog-farm#comments Business Environment Food Animal Report Facilities Wed, 15 Apr 2015 16:46:00 +0000 56011 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Cargill Hazleton meat plant spurns garbage trucks http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/cargill-hazleton-meat-plant-spurns-garbage-trucks <div class="field-byline"> Source: Cargill, Inc. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">NSF International verification finalized in time for Hazleton meat plant's April 22 Earth Day celebration</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/cargill-hazleton-meat-plant-spurns-garbage-trucks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/cargill-hazleton-meat-plant-spurns-garbage-trucks#comments Business Environment Food Animal Report Tue, 14 Apr 2015 13:21:00 +0000 55961 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Manure Expo heading to Chambersburg, Pa. http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/manure-expo-heading-chambersburg-pa <div class="node-body article-body">North American Manure Expo annually brings together livestock producers, custom manure applicators, researchers, consultants and government agencies -- major decision makers on manure use.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/manure-expo-heading-chambersburg-pa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/manure-expo-heading-chambersburg-pa#comments Business Environment Wed, 08 Apr 2015 17:15:00 +0000 55671 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com WOTUS draft sent to White House http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/wotus-draft-sent-white-house <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers sent a draft Clean Water rule (commonly known as Waters of the U.S.) to the Office of Management and Budget for inter-agency review on April 3.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/wotus-draft-sent-white-house" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/wotus-draft-sent-white-house#comments Business Environment Food Animal Report Wed, 08 Apr 2015 15:29:00 +0000 55661 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com <p>Stephens Farms&nbsp;hog operation, 2014 Environmental Stewards winner</p> Soil nutrient equation anything but basic http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/soil-nutrient-equation-anything-basic <div class="field-byline"> Source: Daniel Andersen, The Manure Scoop blog </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Maintaining soil nutrients can be looked at through two concepts: mass balance and dose-response. Understanding these concepts can help producers ensure their soils are nutrient-packed.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/soil-nutrient-equation-anything-basic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/soil-nutrient-equation-anything-basic#comments Business Environment Wed, 08 Apr 2015 15:06:00 +0000 55651 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com <p>Daniel Andersen</p> Webinar to focus on manure and nutrient management in tiled land http://nationalhogfarmer.com/facilities/webinar-focus-manure-and-nutrient-management-tiled-land <div class="field-byline"> Source: Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A five-member panel will discuss manure and nutrient management considerations on drain-tiled farmland during an April 17 webinar.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/facilities/webinar-focus-manure-and-nutrient-management-tiled-land" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/facilities/webinar-focus-manure-and-nutrient-management-tiled-land#comments Business Environment Facilities Mon, 23 Mar 2015 20:05:00 +0000 55291 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Environmental Stewards honored at Pork Forum http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/environmental-stewards-honored-pork-forum <div class="field-byline"> Source: National Pork Board </div> <div class="field-deck"> Stewards program being replaced by 'America's Pig Farmer of the Year' honor </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Pork Checkoff, along with its cosponsor, National Hog Farmer magazine, honored the 2014 Pork Industry Environmental Stewards -- Bruce and Jenny Wessling, Grand Junction, Iowa; and David and Sharon Stephens, Malta Bend, Mo. -- at the 2015 National Pork Industry Forum held in San Antonio, Texas, last week. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/environmental-stewards-honored-pork-forum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/environmental-stewards-honored-pork-forum#comments Business Environment Environmental Stewardship Award Food Animal Report Facilities Pork Checkoff Mon, 09 Mar 2015 21:26:00 +0000 54931 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com