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Terrehaven stockpiles manure, not incorporating into Soil, 5.17.17

May 17, 2017

Terrehaven stockpiling

[caption id="attachment_2111" align="aligncenter" width="1024"]Terrehaven stockpile, 5.17.17, corner of Beecher and Sand Creek, Madison Twp., S. Branch, Raisin, watershed Terrehaven stockpile, 5.17.17, corner of Beecher and Sand Creek, Madison Twp., S. Branch, Raisin, watershed[/caption]
 

 

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Hartland Farms: Spewing raw livestock sewage on fields

May 17, 2017

Spewing Raw Livestock Sewage - Another Breakfast on the Farm 5/17/17

[caption id="attachment_2116" align="aligncenter" width="1024"]Hartland Dragooning of Liquid Manure Hartland dragline 5.17.17 North side of Cadmus between Morey and Hughes Hwys[/caption]

Hartland Farms is down-right spewing raw livestock sewage, back and forth all across the field just like this, no carefully calibrated applicator so...

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Bakerlads Practice: Dragline manure injection application on no-till field

May 17, 2017

[caption id="attachment_2114" align="aligncenter" width="1024"]Bakerlads dragline manure injection application on no-till field, 5.17.17, east side of Morey between Plank and Beecher, Dover Twp., S. Branch, Raisin, watershed Bakerlads dragline manure injection application on no-till field, 5.17.17, east side of Morey between Plank and Beecher, Dover Twp., S. Branch, Raisin, watershed[/caption]

Liquid Manure, Drain Tiles,...

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Tour of CAFO sites prompts debate – Toledo Blade

May 3, 2017

Group: More attention must be paid to tiny dissolved reactive phosphorus

HUDSON, Mich. — Twenty-one people participated in an extensive driving tour Monday around concentrated animal feeding operations — or CAFOs — on Monday.

Attendees included Lucas County Treasurer Wade Kapszukiewicz and Ohio Rep. Michael Sheehy (D., Oregon). It was the second annual CAFO tour sponsored...

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OH Elected Officials visit CAFOs in OH & MI to learn about Manure Pollution

May 2, 2017

Environmental activists, elected officials visit large farming operation

TOLEDO, OH (WTOL) Channel 11, CBS

Elected officials along with some concerned neighbors visited a concentrated animal farming operation (CAFO) Monday to see how manure is getting into the waterways. A CAFO is categorized as a feeding operation with more than 1000 live animal units.This is equivalent to 125,000 broiler chickens...

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Terrehaven Manure Application 4.19.17 – prior to Rainfall

April 20, 2017

Terrehaven manure application April 19, 2017

11:44 a.m. on 4.91.17, west side of Townline Hwy., within 24 hours before a 78% (NWS MOS P24 of 78) chance of a 1/2-inch or greater (NWS MOS Q24 of 4) rainfall.

[caption id="attachment_2085" align="aligncenter" width="1024"]Terrehaven Manure Application 4.19.17 prior to Rainfall Terrehaven Manure Application 4.19.17 prior to Rainfall[/caption]...

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‘We have to speak up’: Local officials share water worries – Lorain, OH

March 24, 2017

LORAIN — Local officials met Wednesday with the Ohio Environmental Council to raise awareness about the dangers of algal blooms in conjunction with World Water Day.

Mayor Chase Ritenauer said the blooms, which are fed by fertilizer and chemicals ending up in Lake Erie after heavy rainfall, had adverse effects on the city of Toledo...

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Best Practice: No application of Manure waste if nothing growing.

February 17, 2017

Ohio State University's Extension office & Ohio's Department of Agriculture reminded farmers in the Western Lake Erie Basin of Best Practices and Ohio law on February 15, 2017

"In the western Lake Erie basin watershed, the application of manure to frozen and snow covered soils require there to be a growing crop in the field. This could be a...

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Surge in methane emissions from Agricultural Sources threatens climate

December 15, 2016

Growing role of Methane in Climate Change

Environmental Research Letters, 12/12/16 

Unlike CO2, atmospheric methane concentrations are rising faster than at any time in the past two decades and, since 2014, are now approaching the most greenhouse-gas-intensive scenarios. The reasons for this renewed growth are still unclear, primarily because of uncertainties in the global methane budget. New analysis suggests that...

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