manure

Explosion reported at manure digester near Waunakee

Waunakee fire chief calls incident a malfunction

A gas explosion caused a fire at a manure digester in the Town of Vienna Wednesday morning, but fire officials say the fire is contained and no one was injured.

County partners with farmers to manage manure

Farmers who agree must avoid spreading manure in winter

Dane County continues to make a push to clean up the lakes, announcing a partnership with area farmers to reduce phosphorus spread in area lakes.

3rd spill in 6 months reported at manure digester

Approximately 35,000 gallons of manure spilled Wednesday morning

Approximately 35,000 gallons of manure spilled from a broken pipe at a manure digesting facility north of Waunakee Wednesday morning, according to a release.

DNR: Check fields before spreading manure

Recent hot weather has created deep cracks in fields

State agriculture and environmental officials are warning farmers to check dry fields for cracks before spreading manure.

DNR: Check fields before spreading manure

Recent hot weather has created deep cracks in fields

State agriculture and environmental officials are warning farmers to check dry fields for cracks before spreading manure.