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Livestock expansion continues

May 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — The Nobles County Planning Commission approved several new or expanding livestock facilities during a Wednesday night meeting, including the construction of a new beef feedlot in a wellhead protection area south of Worthington.

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Livestock expansion continues

May 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — The Nobles County Planning Commission approved several new or expanding livestock facilities during a Wednesday night meeting, including the construction of a new beef feedlot in a wellhead protection area south of Worthington.

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Feedlot frenzy

July 8, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

With increases in livestock production, county works to limit manure pollutionWORTHINGTON With the high cost of tillable land, many farmers who want to improve their profit margins in agriculture today are turning to livestock production. Continue Reading

Manure and you: A look at feedlots in Douglas County

April 18, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

There’s a new officer in town and she’s maneuvering her way through the county’s manure. Feedlot Officer Deja Anton presented Douglas County commissioners with an annual report covering the condition of farm sites and pastures from January 1 through December 31, 2012. Continue Reading

Todd County approves permit for Osakis feedlot

November 13, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

On November 6, with a 3-2 vote, the Todd County Board of Commissioners approved a conditional use permit (CUP) giving the go-ahead for a large feedlot operation near Osakis.
A crowd of about 125 people attended the meeting; some of the crowd overflowed into the hallway. Continue Reading

Todd County Commissioners vote 3-2 in favor of hog feedlot project

November 6, 2012 in The Osakis Review

On Tuesday, the Todd County Board of Commissioners voted 3-2 to support issuing a conditional use permit for the proposed hog feedlot project to be located about 3 miles from Lake Osakis Continue Reading

MPCA: No further review required of Osakis-area hog feedlot

November 1, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

A detailed environmental study will not be required for the proposed Gourley Brothers Hog Feedlot in Todd County.
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) Citizens’ Board voted last week to approve a negative declaration on the need for an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed swine facility. Continue Reading

MPCA Citizens Board will decide on need for hog feedlot study near Osakis

October 9, 2012 in The Osakis Review

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) Citizens Board will decide on Tuesday, October 23 whether or not to order an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on the proposed Gourley Brothers Hog Feedlot in Todd County. Continue Reading