Snowmelt can cause nutrient transport from manure, so careful planning is required to protect water and to get the most from the manure nutrients.
icicles hanging from the eave of a hog barn
Technology from Emergent Solar Energy, based in the Purdue Research Park, is helping to reduce energy costs on a northern Indiana hog farm. (Image provided)
The interior of a hog finishing barn
Hog caregivers develop observational skills from seeing pigs every day, but technology may offer another “set of eyes” on the animals.
piglets drinking from nipple waterer
Young pigs by a feeder
hogs at feeder
Fans on end of hog barn