Search for a News Release
DNR News Releases
Archive by tag: confinementReturn
RSS
Stumped by Wet Weather? Some Tips for Confinement Manure Application

Stumped by Wet Weather? Some Tips for Confinement Manure Application

  • 10/18/2018 9:30:00 AM
  • View Count 410
Instead of sitting high and dry for harvest and fall manure application, virtually every county in the state now has saturated soils, ponded fields and high running streams. Manure applicators are waiting for that one dry week, and producers are worrying about emptying pits and compacting soils
Livestock Master Matrix Adopted in 88 Counties

Livestock Master Matrix Adopted in 88 Counties

  • 2/4/2016 5:17:00 AM
  • View Count 3312
DES MOINES – Once again, 88 of 99 Iowa counties notified DNR in January that they plan to evaluate construction permit applications and proposed locations for animal confinements by using the master matrix.
Winter Manure Application Rules Kick in Monday Dec 21

Winter Manure Application Rules Kick in Monday Dec 21

  • 12/10/2015 8:50:00 AM
  • View Count 3628
DES MOINES – Early snowfall in much of northern Iowa may affect animal producers with confinement (totally roofed) facilities when limits on applying liquid manure on snow-covered ground start Dec. 21.