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Spring manure application reminders

Spring manure application reminders

  • 3/5/2020 9:57:00 AM
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A few warm days and we start feeling that spring is on its way. However, confinement site producers face another month with limits on land application to snow-covered or frozen ground. Switching to surface application increases the risks of runoff, and reduces available crop nitrogen.
Land application restricted starting Dec. 21

Land application restricted starting Dec. 21

  • 12/8/2017 2:52:00 PM
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Restrictions on applying manure to snow-covered ground starts Dec. 21. Runoff – into our waters – is more likely to occur during winter manure application.
Howard County fish kill tracked to land application

Howard County fish kill tracked to land application

  • 10/4/2016 1:46:00 PM
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RICEVILLE – DNR staff investigated the report of a fish kill on a tributary of the Wapsipinicon River on Sept. 28 about 2.5 miles south of Riceville in Howard County.