News tagged with manure

Using tree tannins to target manure odor

Tannins from the quebracho tree can control the production of compounds that cause manure odors, according to studies by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists. This research may someday give livestock ...

Jun 17, 2014 5 / 5 (3) 0

Making manure work for agriculture

Livestock manure represents a valuable resource in the agriculture sector. As fertilizer it is a source of nitrogen, phosphorous and organic matter, all crucial for the sustainability of European farming.

Sep 30, 2013 4 / 5 (1) 1

Stopping flies before they mature

An insect growth regulator is one of the latest technologies U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists are adding to their arsenal to help fight house flies that spread bacteria to food.

Nov 26, 2012 5 / 5 (1) 0