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County displeased with manure spill, length of time to clean it up

August 6, 2013 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — With a recommendation from the Nobles County Planning Commission to grant a conditional use permit to Randy Wiertsema to keep a manure stockpile in place until after harvest, the Nobles County Board of Commissioners appeared to relucta…continue reading on dglobe.com

County displeased with manure spill, length of time to clean it up

August 6, 2013 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — With a recommendation from the Nobles County Planning Commission to grant a conditional use permit to Randy Wiertsema to keep a manure stockpile in place until after harvest, the Nobles County Board of Commissioners appeared to relucta…continue reading on dglobe.com

County displeased with manure spill, length of time to clean it up

August 6, 2013 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — With a recommendation from the Nobles County Planning Commission to grant a conditional use permit to Randy Wiertsema to keep a manure stockpile in place until after harvest, the Nobles County Board of Commissioners appeared to relucta…continue reading on dglobe.com

Critics raise stink over Aurora County road repairs

July 17, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Board of Adjustment tables manure spreading permit for National Food. Continue Reading

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 contained

May 30, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

Water samples collectedRUSHMORE Water samples were collected from a privately-owned gravel pit Thursday to determine how much contamination exists following a manure spill discovered Wednesday morning in Little Rock Township. Continue Reading

County investigates manure spill

May 29, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

Pile near small body of waterRUSHMORE A large stockpile of cattle manure, coupled with recent rains, has led to a significant manure spill in Nobles County’s Little Rock Township. Continue Reading

Underground manure pipeline closer to reality

May 23, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON Ocheda Dairy Inc. of rural Worthington cleared another hurdle Wednesday night in its plans to construct a permanent pipeline for liquid manure through portions of four sections of Bigelow Township. Continue Reading

Tripp officials, Amish work to keep horse droppings off streets

December 17, 2011 in The Daily Republic

TRIPP City officials in Tripp are optimistic they will be able to wash their hands of one of the city’s dirtier issues. Continue Reading

So far, no large lagoon spills at dairies

December 7, 2011 in The Daily Republic

On most dairy farms, the manure that cows emit is collected and spread on fields to fertilize crops. Before the waste material is spread, however, it must be stored. Continue Reading