NEWS
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 ...

Quick View
  • Dr. Dan Talks Agronomy Can you trim inputs while growing soybeans in 2015? Here's a look at what you can and can't cut.
  • Fescue Workaround Fescue can be a challenge, but Butch Foster said he and his dad, Bob, put 200 to 250 pounds on ca...
  • Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl Readers pose tax questions on how to justify repairs, handle capital gains on a residence and com...
  • Senior Partners - 1 Think how rural communities could rejuvenate if farmland rents stayed local rather than flowing t...
  • Sample With Precision Dan Davidson looks at how to measure the horsepower of your soil with the Solvita soil respiratio...
  • USDA Defines Actively Engaged Under the 2014 farm bill, family operations are exempted from proposed changes in actively engage...
  • New Paths Max payments forecast in areas of hardest-hit 2014 corn yields.
  • She's Got It All Alicia Mielke is a farm girl originally from Harrington, Wash., who continues to lend a hand to h...
  • Ask the Vet Would a bull with an undescended testicle or one that was a hard pull at birth be worthy of breed...
Related News Stories
White House Releases Antibiotics Plan
Making Money With Manure - 3
Windy Day Danger
DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends
Making Money With Manure - 1
DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends