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A critical step in assuring the quality of surface and ground water is to identify the cause of current or potential contamination problems. Once these threats to water quality are identified, actions can be taken toward remediation of problem areas or prevention of future contamination. Numerous Extension programs are working with farmers and citizens to assess and prevent contamination risks due to animal waste.   Livestock Environmental Management Systems (EMS) Partners for Livestock EMS is a 4-year project piloting EMS on beef, dairy, and poultry operations in ...
to their pets and find it extremely difficult to let the pets go. They typically cannot comprehend that they are harming their pets by failing to provide them with proper care. Hoarders tend to believe that they provide the right amount of care for their pets. 1 The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals provides a "Hoarding Prevention Team", which works with hoarders to help them attain a manageable and healthy number of pets. 2 : There are tags on this page, but the references will not show without a tag.
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Well today is the UN sanctioned holiday, World Press Freedom Day.  I would like to take this moment to declare that I officially support a free world press.  I also want to congratulate Monica Gonzalez Mujica for receiving the world free press award for writing out against the Chilean dictator.  In order to personally celebrate the occasion, I went and purchased an actual copy of The Daily Oklahoman.  I have now read today’s edition and present you with my highlights of the news from Oklahoma and beyond. Congratulations to Kevin Durant who came in second in MVP votes.  This year he did the unthinkable, being the youngest ... market research, surveys and trends


Animal waste management in the rural South - 21 Centur y
and 18 percent of all the milk cow production in the United States [6]. What this means is the South generates a fair share of an estimated 1.37 billion ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
ANIMAL AGRICULTURE: Waste Management Practices GAO/RCED-99-205
CSREES spent $6.9 million for research on animal waste management in .... Generally shares up to 75 percent of the costs to install practices, with a ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Watershed gets $12 million
The Sauk River Watershed Area has been approved to receive more than $12 million from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The Sauk River Watershed Area, including portions of Douglas, Pope, Stearns and Todd counties, has been approved to receive more than $12 million from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to carry out projects that will help landowners implement conservation practices that prevent, control and trap nutrient runoff from agricultural land. “The funding announced today by USDA is great news for landowners,” said Gary Thoennes, chairman of the Douglas County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) Board. “These ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
The chicken waste conundrum
a man familiar with rural life, depended on "good manure." When Mr. Truman's wife Bess was asked why the president couldn't use the more delicate word "fertilizer," she replied that it had taken her 25 years to get him to say "manure." Whatever it is called — litter, droppings, excreta — it is a major factor in chicken farming, as anyone who has been caught downwind of a chicken house can attest. Maryland produces nearly 300 million broilers per year, and a byproduct of that process is an estimated 400,000 pounds of what the industry refers to as "chicken litter." ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


Summary of emission and characterization of the animal waste management ... for animal waste management systems by type of system and animal type ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Department of Agriculture | Animal Waste Management
The New Jersey Department of Agriculture (NJDA) has been authorized by the Legislature to develop criteria and standards for animal waste management through the Leaf Composting Law of 1989 and the Aquaculture Development Act of 1997. The NJDA is developing these rules to fulfill its legislative mandate and to proactively address non-point source pollution that may emanate from agricultural animal operations. Which animal farms are affected by these rules? All farms, as defined in the rules, will have to follow the General Requirements of the rules. Operations with 8 or more Animal Units (AU) [1 AU= 1000 pounds of live animal ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
WDNR Runoff Management - Animal Waste Management
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has recently completed revisions to NR 243, the state's rule outlining water quality regulations that primarily impact larger-scale livestock operations. After extensive public review and comment as well as approval from the Natural Resources Board and review by the state's Senate and Assembly agricultural committees, proposed revisions to the rule have now become final and will be promulgated this spring. The finalized revisions to NR 243 are a very important step forward in addressing water quality impacts from livestock operations. In addition, the revised rule will ...
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Hi,I am a senior in high school and I am working on my senior exit project. I hav to write a 10 page paper, create a product and a presentation on the topic of my choice. I also have to have a primary source that must be an interview with an expert, which im hoping you can help me out with.I am researching the effects of water pollution and cemicals on animals. If you could answer any of these questions it would be a huge help. How often do oil or chemical spills occur around the world? What type of chemical spill do you think harms the water and the animals that live in them the most? How long can a oil spill effect the animals ...
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I am doing a paper on geophysical methods that can be used to monitor pollution travel/distribution in ground water. I was wondering if you can refer me to some papers that talk about where this has been done successfully. This would be such a great help, thank you. Zahir Answer Dear Zahir, Thanks for your mail. Find some of the references that I could refer you regarding ground water contamination studies using geophysical methods. Please get into Google and search Non-Intrusive Investigation Techniques For Groundwater Pollution Studies,R%26D Technical Report P2-178/TR/1,KA MacDougall, P Fenning, DA Cooke, H Preston, A Brown,J ...