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88 Counties Opt In for Master Matrix

88 Counties Opt In for Master Matrix

  • 2/17/2017 11:50:00 AM
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Again, 88 of 99 counties notified DNR that they plan to use the master matrix to evaluate construction permit applications and proposed locations for animal confinements during 2017 and January of 2018. Supervisors in Davis, Decatur, Des Moines, Keokuk, Lee, Mahaska, Osceola, Plymouth, Wapello, Warren and Washington counties did not pass a construction evaluation resolution, so they will not be using the master matrix this year.
AFO rule revisions final

AFO rule revisions final

  • 12/22/2016 2:46:00 PM
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The Environmental Protection Commission passed an update to the Animal Feeding Operation rules at the Oct. 18 commission meeting.
New eMMP webpage

New eMMP webpage

  • 12/22/2016 2:44:00 PM
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Check out the new AFO webpage for ongoing progress reports on an effort to make online submittal of manure management plans (eMMPs) possible.
Are you ready for winter?

Are you ready for winter?

  • 12/22/2016 2:43:00 PM
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Restrictions on Manure Application on Frozen Ground started Dec. 21.
Form reminder 101

Form reminder 101

  • 8/24/2016 2:23:00 PM
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The DNR regularly revises forms to incorporate new rule requirements, update information, correct errors or improve instructions. Please be sure you are using the most recent version. Check the AFO forms page to download the latest revisions. 
Be careful, late summer is prime time for fish kills

Be careful, late summer is prime time for fish kills

  • 8/24/2016 2:22:00 PM
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Unfortunately the end of summer is the worst time for underwater dwellers. In August and September, temperatures are often high, oxygen levels tend to be low and if stream levels are low, fish and other water critters can be especially vulnerable. 
Welcome to animal feeding operations e-News

Welcome to animal feeding operations e-News

  • 8/24/2016 2:17:00 PM
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If you subscribed to DNR’s Animal Feeding Operations ListServ, this is the new electronic newsletter replacing that system. If you are new to AFO e-News, welcome.