Tag: John Carney

Moving Brown Gold Underground — Study Finds Hog Manure Pipeline Probably Possible, but Expensive

The hog manure surplus in southeast Manitoba is forcing the swine industry and government to look at alternatives for redistributing manure to areas that don’t have excess phosphorous levels in the soil. That includes an option that’s likely unprecedented in scope: a 35 mile long underground hog manure pipeline. “We’re turning over every stone in terms… Read more »

Managing Manure to Prevent the Spread of PEDv

In May of 2013 the United States Department of Agriculture notified the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) of an outbreak of porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED) in a small number of swine herds in the States. By January 2014, the virus had crossed the border, with the first case of PED confirmed on a farm in… Read more »