RNG or Renewable Natural Gas is the new buzzword in Michigan agriculture. The process of treating manure in an anaerobic digester takes advantage of naturally occurring bacteria and harnessing their ability to make methane in a controlled environment. It is an idea that has been around for many years and it works very well. RNG … Read More
I just read an article that claims “The amount of food people waste globally is twice as high as the most-commonly cited estimate, the data suggests. At the individual level, food waste is tied directly to affluence — the more money you have, the more likely you are to throw out uneaten food, the study … Read More
What do farmers face everyday? Are they the solution to climate change? What will be their legacy? Just 30 more harvests to get it right, maybe even fewer.
It is that season again. Annual reports are due for Michigan CAFOs on April 1. That means a summary of all manure applications that were made during the 2018 crop year needs to be turned in to the DEQ. It also means that it is time to start planning for 2019 manure applications by having … Read More
Farm Odor Management: Odors from livestock, manure and farming operations can be objectionable and are highly subjective. The Michigan Right To Farm act protects farmers like you from nuisance lawsuits, but only if the farm is following the Generally Accepted Agricultural Management Practices. These voluntary practices can help farmers limit the odors produced by their … Read More