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Making Money With Manure - 2
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Mon Mar 23, 2015 03:01 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- A farmer testified in Ohio during a recent state legislative field hearing that he applies manure to his fields every day, although state rules prohibit applications on frozen ground.

It was a telling moment during ongoing debate on a proposed bill to further restrict manure in the western basin of Lake Erie, where just last summer the city of Toledo forced residents to boil water because of toxic algae.

It is unclear how much, where or when manure is applied in the basin.

Two weeks ago, Ohio environmental officials announced they were investigating more than a dozen ...

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