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29 March 2012
Transforming Poultry Waste to Wealth in Lagos
NIGERIA - In line with the state’s commitment of turning waste to wealth, the Lagos State government has introduced a new technology that will transform waste from poultry farms into very rich manure for crop cultivation. ...
14 March 2012
Marshall County Poultry Farmers Find New Use for Chicken Litter
KENTUCKY, US - Chickens produce a lot of waste. In fact, poultry farmers struggle to find ways to dispose of or reuse chicken litter in a way that’s friendly to the environment. In Marshall County, two poultry farmers are using the litter in an innovative...
28 February 2012
Govt Creates Opportunities for Use of Agricultural Biomass
CANADA - Thanks to an investment by the Canadian government, Canadian producers will have access to new business opportunities for agricultural biomass. Yesterday, Christian Paradis, Minister of Industry and Minister of State (Agriculture), announced...
16 February 2012
ENERGY NOW - Help for Farmers to Develop AD
UK - A new consultancy service for farmers looking to branch out into anaerobic digestion and biogas production was launched at the Energy Now exhibition and conference at the Three Counties Showground in Malvern this week. ...
ENERGY NOW - NFU Offers Energy Advice Service
UK - The National Farmers Union is launching an energy helpline service for farmers. ...
10 February 2012
EPA Overestimates Chicken Manure Claims in Chesapeake Bay
US - The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has overestimated the amount of chicken manure that is in the nutrient runoff that enters the Chesapeake Bay, according to new University of Delaware study....
09 February 2012
This Week's Poultry News Round-Up
ANALYSIS – If the forecast US maize plantings are harvested successfully, it is likely that US stocks-to-use levels could climb higher, which would help to stabilise the market and prices look likely to be around $5.50 to $5.75 a bushel, writes Jackie...
07 February 2012
Mexico Seeks Link Between Cattle Deaths & Poultry Litter
ANALYSIS - Urea toxicity has been blamed for the deaths of an 600 cattle in Mexico lately but there could be another explanation, writes ThePoultrySite senior editor, Jackie Linden....
06 February 2012
Cattle Deaths Attributed to Urea Poisoning
MEXICO - The Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries (SAGARPA) has confirmed that the death of 600 head of cattle in Actopan was caused by urea poisoning....
31 January 2012
Symposium Focuses on Quality in Rendered Products
US - "Rendered products are safe feed ingredients," said Dr David Meeker, senior vice president of the National Renderers Association at the International Rendering Symposium held during the 2012 International Poultry Expo and International Feed Expo....
26 January 2012
New Agreement on Organic Fertiliser Control Could Reduce Burden
IRELAND - The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) have, following discussions with representatives of the pig and poultry industry, agreed on a new approach for the control and management...
25 January 2012
Poultry Litter Can Ease Energy Crisis
BANGLADESH - The government could have saved foreign currency if it had gone for generating electricity from poultry waste instead of costly diesel– and furnace oil–based rental plants. It would also avoid a free-fall of the local currency...
13 January 2012
US Plant for Chicken Waste Problems

US - “ECOCORP, Inc.’s planned manure-to-energy plant on Maryland’s Eastern Shore is just another band-aid for the state’s broken corporate agriculture system and its unsustainable practices," according to Food & Water Watch Executive, Director...
23 December 2011
Regulation to Benefit Competitiveness Welcomed
IRELAND - IFA National Pigs and Pigmeat Committee Chairman Tim Cullinan welcomed the successful conclusion to negotiations between farmers and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that will improve competitiveness by reducing costly and unnecessary...
25 November 2011
South West Farmers Urged to Improve Slurry Storage
UK - Farmers in the South West are being reminded that time is running out if they need to enlarge their slurry storage to become compliant in Nitrate Vulnerable Zones (NVZs). ...
18 November 2011
MP Chalks Out Pig and Poultry Expansion Plans
KERALA, INDIA - The State-owned Meat Products of India (MPI) has chalked out various expansion initiatives, which includes setting up an automated poultry processing plant, a bio-waste disposal facility, a chilling and freezing plant and a modern pig...
16 November 2011
Bernard Matthews Announces Renewable Project
UK - Bernard Matthews Ltd, the UK’s leading turkey farmer and supplier, and Glendale Power Ltd have announced a renewable power project at the existing Bernard Matthews site in Holton, Suffolk....
Dynamic Fuels in Initial Commercial Flights
US – The first commercial airline flights in the US to use biofuel produced by Dynamic Fuels LLC, a joint venture of Tyson Foods and Syntroleum Corporation began last week in Seattle. ...
09 November 2011
Industrial Emission Directive Reviews Under Way
UK - The European Commission has appointed consultants to deal with review commitments in Article 73 of the Industrial Emissions Directive (IED), which includes a review of poultry thresholds. ...
03 November 2011
IPE Introduces International Rendering Symposium
US - The International Poultry Expo is introducing a new education programme entitled 'International Rendering Symposium: Focus on Quality' as a featured component of its educational programmes at the 2012 Expo. ...
Cargill Reduces GHG Emissions at US Plants
US – Ongoing efforts by meat, poultry and agrifood business, Cargill, to improve energy efficiency and expand its use of renewable energy sources has enabled the company to exceed the Chicago Climate Exchange's (CCX) required six per cent in annual...
25 October 2011
Chicken Litter Power Welcomed in Maryland
MARYLAND, US - The state is embracing chicken manure as a source of biomass for renewable power generation. ...
06 October 2011
Meat Processing Waste for Renewable Energy
HUNGARY - German energy company, re Bioenergy GmbH, has started operations at the most modern biogas plant in Hungary at Szarvas. ...
28 September 2011
MHP to Build Biogas Complexes
UKRAINE - MHP, the largest Ukrainian poultry producer, plans to invest $130 million in an energy programme in the next five years. ...
20 September 2011
FSA Advises Rejection of Proposal on PAP in EU Feed
UK - The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has written to Government ministers setting out its advice not to support European Commission proposals that the European Union should relax a ban on using pig and poultry processed animal proteins (PAP; previously...
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