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AFO Webpages updated

AFO Webpages updated

  • 6/7/2021 2:30:00 PM
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Please explore the recently updated Animal Feeding Operations (AFO) webpages.
Livestock master matrix adopted in 89 counties

Livestock master matrix adopted in 89 counties

  • 2/8/2018 2:10:00 PM
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DES MOINES – In January, 89 of 99 Iowa counties notified DNR that they plan to evaluate construction permit applications and proposed locations for animal confinements by using the master matrix. 
Counties interested in Master Matrix must sign up with DNR by Jan. 31

Counties interested in Master Matrix must sign up with DNR by Jan. 31

  • 12/8/2017 1:50:00 PM
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Counties interested in evaluating construction permit applications for animal feeding operations must submit a construction evaluation resolution to DNR between Jan. 1 and 31, for the year starting in February 2018. Find more information from DNR or the Iowa State Association of Counties.
Take soil samples now – crop and animal producers

Take soil samples now – crop and animal producers

  • 10/20/2016 8:40:00 AM
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Here’s a reminder for confinement feeding operation producers who must have a manure management plan (MMP): soil tests are required once every four years. The best times to sample soils are in the fall after harvest and before fertilizer or manure is applied, or in the spring before fertilization.
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
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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.