Give Now

Earth Eats: Real Food, Green Living

Posts tagged manure

March 8, 2017

 

Farmers Fight Environmental Regulations

Many farmers are successfully fending off environmental regulation, from the Clean Water Rule to a lawsuit in Iowa that's aimed at reducing nitrates in rivers.

December 19, 2016

 

Where The Meat Industry Meets Environmental Concerns

A proposal that would jumpstart the chicken business in Nebraska has some residents concerned about the potential impact on the environment.

November 7, 2016

 

Manure Happens, Especially When Hog Farms Flood

When Hurricane Matthew hit North Carolina, it flooded manure lagoons at hog farms. Environmentalists say it shows that these farms are too risky for the state.

October 4, 2016

 

Farmers Dabble In Voluntary Measures To Stop Harmful Runoff

While federal regulations have successfully cut back some types of water pollution, they have little muscle in combating agricultural runoff.

September 20, 2016

 

How Are Nitrates Ending Up In Drinking Water Supplies?

Crop farms and livestock operations are the biggest contributors to nutrient problems in the Gulf of Mexico

December 30, 2015

 

Making Energy From Waste: The Other Natural Gas

One expert says current technologies could transform organic waste into enough natural gas to replace half the diesel fuel used in the US transportation sector.

December 24, 2015

 

Veterinarian Becomes Gumshoe, Pursuing Globe-Trotting Virus

The industry fears that PED, not yet eradicated and known as a pernicious, intrepid world traveler, will come charging back this winter.

May 11, 2015

 

Midwest Farmers Look To Dung Beetles For Help

Healthy dung beetle populations can make a cow pie disappear in a matter of hours, but dung beetle populations have been declining for decades.

December 2, 2010

Big Ag 

Factory Farm Map Brings Big Ag Close To Home

The Food & Water Watch came out with a map of factory farms across the country this week. This is not something you learn at the grocery store.

December 2, 2010

Farm Pollution 

Indiana Farmer Cited For Spraying Hog Manure Near Waterways

A Randolph County, Indiana farmer has been cited for spraying 200,000 gallons of hog manure onto a field resulting in major fish kills in local waterways.

What is RSS? RSS makes it possible to subscribe to a website's updates instead of visiting it by delivering new posts to your RSS reader automatically. Choose to receive some or all of the updates from Earth Eats:

Support For Indiana Public Media Comes From

About Earth Eats

Search Earth Eats

Earth Eats on Twitter

Earth Eats on Flickr

Harvest Public Media