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  • Maryland To Explore A Decentralized Composting Infrastructure

    On Thursday, May 4th, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan signed two bills to advance composting in Maryland. One will bolster recovery of food waste and other organic materials by expanding infrastructure in the state. The other will reduce contamination at compost sites by preventing the false labeling of plastics as compostable or biodegradable. In signing the bills, which were among dozens of ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • NCBA Announces CME Scholarship Recipients

    Ten top-notch college students, who are pursuing careers in the beef industry, have been chosen for the 2017-2018 $1,500 CME Beef Industry Scholarships. The scholarship is sponsored by the CME Group and administered by the National Cattlemen’s Foundation (NCF). Taylre Sitz of Bozeman, Mont., is the overall essay winner. “We’re pleased continue our support of the CME Beef ...

  • The Excitement builds ahead of the 22nd Equita show

    Last summer, horse-riding brought France eight new Olympic champions in Rio, resulting in greater public interest for equestrian sports. Equita - the Lyon equestrian show organised by GL events - is the largest indoor equestrian event in France (in terms of the number of horses present and the number of visitors per day). This year, the show will be celebrating its twenty-second edition ...


    By GL events Nec Ltd.

  • Award Winning Day at Alresford

    On Saturday 3rd we set up our stand at Tichborne Park in Hampshire ready for a busy day at the 2016 Alresford Show. This was our first time exhibiting at the show which is held annually in the picturesque Tichborne Park grounds near Alresford. Surprisingly the show is open to the public for just the single day, but with so much to see and do it is ...


    By Farm Tech Supplies Ltd.

  • Paddock cleaner is `dung deal` for Wessex

    Grazed paddocks need regular cleaning and if they are large a great deal of time and effort is expended picking up droppings. It all adds up throughout the year when time could be better spent on more productive tasks. There is an ideal solution in the Wessex Dung Beetle, a self-powered paddock cleaner which is versatile and quick and easy to hook onto a 50mm tow hitch on a quad, UTV, tractor or ...


    By Wessex International

  • Paddock cleaner for Olympic Games medalist

    Paddock cleaner for David Broome CBE The Wales and West Show Centre near Chepstow in Monmouthshire is probably the busiest equestrian showground in the country. So says ...


    By Wessex International

  • Can managed introductions boost threatened populations?

    Supplementing declining salmon populations with fish from other, genetically distinct populations may not be the best method of conservation, according to a recent study. The researchers found that for certain salmon populations in France such introductions resulted in offspring with lower body weight and length, possibly worsening their decline. Some previous studies have found that ...

  • First 4th Generation T Series Reach Customers

    Coinciding with the launch of the new T-series in November 2014, the factory in Suolahti, Finland, began mass production of the newly developed and extensively tested tractor range. Across Europe, including in Germany, the first machines are already working on farmland and with contractors. We were present at one of the handovers, and talked to the new owners. A white T174e Direct with front ...

  • Proper Hay Storage Techniques Can Increase Value, Decrease Quality Losses

    Producers who follow the proper techniques for hay storage will find their crops will retain more value and suffer fewer losses, said a beef cattle expert from the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University. Considering that hay production is very costly, producers may want to take special care to store hay correctly to ensure it retains quality, said ...


    By Ohio State University

  • Food fraud: MEPs call for measures to fix weak links in the production chain

    The European Parliament voices concern at the growth in food fraud, which it says exploits structural weaknesses in the production chain. MEPs argue that food fraud risks are aggravated by the complexity and cross-frontier nature of this chain, coupled with the essentially national nature of inspections, penalties and enforcement measures. «The first problem is a lack of comparable data, ...


    By European Parliament

  • Pallmann promises a rosy future in Zweibrücken

    Pallmann, one of the world's largest developers, producers and providers of innovative size reduction technology, is getting ready to celebrate 111 years of successful business next year. The number has a special significance for Pallmann: in recent years, the company has streamlined its organization to concentrate on three main areas: pulverization, recycling, and agglomeration. “We want ...

  • Man fined for aggression to Environment Agency officers

    A Newcastle man has been fined £300 after he became aggressive towards an Environment Agency officer during an investigation into the illegal burning of horse manure. Thomas Trevor Findlay, 41, of Elston Close, Chapel House, Newcastle, was sentenced at Newcastle Magistrates Court on Monday 4 November, when he was also ordered to pay £500 in legal costs and a victim surcharge of ...

  • Tetanus & Clostridium tetani Exposed in New Online Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of another online video to help educate the public about issues that may impact their health.  The latest educational video discusses tetanus and Clostridium tetani.   Tetanus is an acute, often fatal, disease caused by an exotoxin produced by the bacterium ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Base Structures will be showing their innovative Triple Membrane Gas Holder at the South West’s inaugural Environmental Trade Show, ETS UK 2011.

    Base Structures are exhibiting their working, patented prototype alongside the best in Sustainable Transport including Ecotricity's electric high performance supercar and superbike Nemesis and Ion Horse, and GENeco's Bio-bug; a VW beetle which has been modified to run solely on Biogas, as well as the prototype electric plane, Rebel Electric Racer. Environmental Trade ...


    By Base Structures Ltd

  • Cattle plague`s defeat holds valuable lessons

    The Secretary of the Global Rinderpest Eradication Programme (GREP) from 2000 to 2007, Dr Roeder, will discuss the success of the campaign – regarded as one of the most important achievements in veterinary history – when he presents CSIRO’s Snowdon Lecture in Melbourne today. "This is the first time that humans have succeeded in wiping out an animal disease in the wild, and only ...

  • Research and Markets: Equine Reproduction, 2nd Edition

    Research and Markets ...


  • Vaccine protects from deadly Hendra virus

    Dr Deborah Middleton from CSIRO’s Australian Animal Health Laboratory (AAHL) will announce the successful progress to develop the vaccine at the Australian Veterinary Association conference in Adelaide today. “Our trials so far have shown that the vaccine prevents the infection of horses with Hendra virus,” Dr Middleton said. Stopping the disease in horses could also help ...

  • Pennsylvania DEP Settles Multiple Violations with Parx Casino and Racing

    The Department of Environmental Protection today reached an agreement with Parx Casino and Parx Casino and Racing operations that will resolve violations related to their horse racing operation and casino in Bensalem, Bucks County."Parx has accepted responsibility for its ...

  • FACT: Recycled Rubber Surfacing Lowers Risk of Serious Injuries for Horses and Other Livestock

    The equine performance industry reports noticeable improvement in movement, flexibility and hoof quality, and a reduction in fluid retention, when horses walk, trot and gallop on recycled rubber equine pavers.  From the paddock area, to the wash stalls, to the barn corridors and beyond, environmentally-friendly rubber pavers and mats play a vital part in protecting horses and livestock ...


    By Liberty Tire Recycling

  • Bat immunity key to controlling deadly viruses

    “CSIRO is helping to safeguard the health of Australians and livestock through a comprehensive research program that examines how bats have adapted to co-exist with some of the most deadly viruses known,” says the leader of a team of scientists at CSIRO's Australian Animal Health Laboratory (AAHL), in Geelong Victoria, Dr Linfa Wang. In an address today to more than 600 delegates at ...

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