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
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
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
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
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
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