Environment http://nationalhogfarmer.com/taxonomy/term/6595/more en 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 Animal Well-Being 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 Operation Main Street celebrates a decade of education http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/operation-main-street-celebrates-decade-education <div class="field-byline"> Source: National Pork Board </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Since 2004, the Pork Checkoff&rsquo;s Operation Main Street program has put hog producers in front of consumers &ldquo;to inform, educate and respond to issues facing the pork industry.&rdquo; OMS began with 13 volunteer speakers and now boasts 1,064, to push the program every day to make a bigger impact and build consumer trust.<img alt="" src="/site-files/nationalhogfarmer.com/files/uploads/2015/02/OperationMainStreet%20small.jpg" style="width: 185px; height: 90px; float: right;" /></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/operation-main-street-celebrates-decade-education" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/marketing/operation-main-street-celebrates-decade-education#comments Animal Well-Being Business Environment Food Animal Report Marketing Fri, 06 Feb 2015 21:55:00 +0000 54241 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com Georgia landowners surveyed about economic damage caused by feral swine http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/georgia-landowners-surveyed-about-economic-damage-caused-feral-swine <div class="field-byline"> Source: University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">University of Georgia researchers are surveying landowners in parts of Georgia to assess how much economic damage feral swine are causing throughout the state. The survey, “Feral Swine on Private Lands in Georgia,” has been mailed to 3,000 landowners across Georgia and is being conducted by Michael Mengak and students in UGA’s Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/georgia-landowners-surveyed-about-economic-damage-caused-feral-swine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nationalhogfarmer.com/environment/georgia-landowners-surveyed-about-economic-damage-caused-feral-swine#comments Business Environment Food Animal Report Thu, 05 Feb 2015 16:37:00 +0000 54221 at http://nationalhogfarmer.com