Drought. Floods. Early frost. Heat waves. Everyone knows agricultural production is highly sensitive to changes in weather and climate. A new report takes a look at how agricultural systems are impacted by those changes.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed a rule change that would make it clear air emissions reporting for animal waste is not required for livestock operations under current regulations.
Last December’s early onset of winter weather combined with heavy snow cover may mean some manure storage facilities are nearing capacity. Spring rain has a way of making spring field work difficult, slowing the progress of emptying in-ground manure storages. What to do?