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NEW from North State Products, SLUDGE BUSTERTM Lagoon Tabs and SLUDGE BUSTERTM Mini-Tabs eliminate Muck and Organic Sludge in Lagoons and Pits. Each Tablet contains seven strains of beneficial bacteria. SLUDGE BUSTER provides slow release of 100% safe, natural bacteria that removes muck, digests sludge, eliminates animal waste, and reduces ammonia nitrates, phosphates and odor. According to the company, SLUDGE BUSTER is safe for fish, pets and wildlife. Simply toss Lagoon Tabs evenly across the Lagoon surface, or scatter Mini-Tabs evenly through slats and into Pits. For more information visit: www.piedmontanimalhealth.com/sludge-buster-lagoon-tabs The post Two Sludge Busters are better then more >>
Wed, Feb 21, 2018
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Source: USDA news release To view the complete report, click here. The Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook for February 2018 analyzes economic impacts on animal product markets of month-to-month changes in USDA's World Agricultural Supply and Use Estimates Report. The post USDA Issues: “Livestock, Dairy And Poultry Outlook” Report appeared first on Swineweb.com - Complete Swine News, Markets, Commentary, and Technical Info. more >>
Wed, Feb 21, 2018
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Smithfield Foods, Inc. and the University of Virginia School of Engineering & Applied Science announced today a research partnership to explore and advance regenerative medicine technologies leveraging porcine bioproducts. The research is part of a collaborative project between UVA and Smithfield Bioscience, a strategic business platform within Smithfield Foods that is focused on supporting a range of biotechnology solutions in areas of human therapeutics, tissue fabrication and regenerative medicine. “Nearly one million Americans suffer from injuries, disorders, and diseases that result in a significant amount of skeletal muscle loss each year,” said Courtney Stanton, vice president of Smithfield Bioscience and Renewable more >>
Wed, Feb 21, 2018
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Operations at the processing plant have been halted due to a “production related issue” according to Tyson Foods communications. A report has emerged from the Pharos-Tribune Logansport that employees of the plant were sent home early on Monday (19 February) and were told not to return to work until confirmed by Tyson Foods. Delayed and limited production has continued in parts of the facility but operations within the harvesting area were suspended with immediate effect. Manager of external communications for Tyson Foods, Caroline Ahn, has confirmed the halt on processing at the plant but has assured that the issues will be resolved and more >>
Wed, Feb 21, 2018
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Farmscape for February 21, 2018 Full Interview 11:01 Listen A scientist with the University of Saskatchewan says crops fertilized with liquid swine manure can outperform crops fertilized with conventional commercial fertilizers. The University of Saskatchewan has been looking at the long term implications of using livestock manure at various rates with different application methods throughout Saskatchewan's major soil climatic zones, including brown, dark brown, black and gray, to fertilize crops. Dr. Jeff Schoenau, a professor with the University of Saskatchewan and the Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture Research Chair in Soil Nutrient Management, says manures tend to be quite dilute and more >>
Wed, Feb 21, 2018
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