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Manure Measure
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Thu Feb 26, 2015 12:37 PM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- A bill to place tougher restrictions on winter manure applications in Iowa passed a first hurdle Wednesday, as a subcommittee in the Iowa Senate approved the legislation. State environmental groups and others tout the bill as important to improving water quality in the state, while a livestock group opposed to it calls the bill an overreach.

The Iowa Senate Natural Resources and Environment Subcommittee voted 2-1 to move the bill to the full committee.

The bill advanced by the subcommittee Wednesday would require a number of changes to state law when it comes to manure applications. The ...

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