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
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
Proper manure management is important for everyone, including small-scale livestock or horse farms | MSU Extension. Contact CJD Farm Consulting, Inc. to see how we can help you keep track of your manure nutrients.
From Progressive Dairyman magazine. File this under “Now why didn’t I think of that” You have probably played with sand at the beach, filled a bucket, and noticed that when you tap on the bucket, water comes to the surface. As soon as you stop tapping the sand though, the water sinks back into the … Read More