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EPA Regional Water Division director to speak in Michigan on waters of the U.S. | MSU Extension

A forum will be held to inform rural landowners and farmers on the EPA’s “Waters of the U.S.” Proposed Rules on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 7 p.m. The EPA’s Region Five Water Division Director Tinka Hyde will speak on the “Waters of the U.S.” proposal at the Osceola County Sheriff’s Posse Headquarters. For more […]

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CAFO Winter Spreading

Remember that your CAFO permit requires you to have (and document) a minimum of 6 months’ storage capacity sometime between November 1 and December 31. That is so that you don’t have to spread manure during the winter months. Many farms are using winter spreading as a tool for getting manure out to crop fields […]

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CAFO Record Keeping Reminder

I am looking at the calendar and am reminded that with fall weather just around the corner, crop harvests and manure spreading is likely on many of your minds.  This is also a good time to review your CAFO records. Is your manure spreading plan ready yet? How do your soil tests look, are they […]

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Weather impacts make manure storage monitoring very important | MSU Extension

How does your manure storage look? Weather impacts make manure storage monitoring very important | MSU Extension.

Read more: Weather impacts make manure storage monitoring very important | MSU Extension