BURNETT COUNTY LAND CONSERVATION DEPARTMENT: Ringa Lea Farms Inc. Manure Storage

Purpose

to cost-share construction of a manure storage facility with an eight-month storage capacity in order to prevent winter spreading of liquid manure for current levels of cows, both milking and heifers (approximately 410 milking cows and 908 Total Mixed Animal Units). Additional storage capacity will be constructed at the landowners' expense. Related improvements include a waste transfer system, fencing and waste control systems, per the TRM Grant Program Small-Scale Agricultural Application titled Ringa Lea Farms Inc. Manure Storage and submitted in 2013.

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Total Maximum Daily Load
SC13-07000-14
2014
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Grant Awarded
This project is a landowner installation of nonpoint source best management practices to contribute to the restoration of Wisconsin´┐Żs waters and was funded by the 319 grant. Specifically, the grantee will implement: construction of a manure storage facility with an eight-month storage capacity in order to prevent winter spreading of liquid manure for current levels of cows, both milking and heifers (approximately 410 milking cows and 908 Total Mixed Animal Units). Additional storage capacity will be constructed at the landowners' expense. Related improvements include a waste transfer system, fencing and waste control systems.
Best Management Practices, Implement
This project is a landowner installation of nonpoint source best management practices to contribute to the restoration of Wisconsin?s waters and was funded by the 319 grant. Specifically, the grantee will implement: construction of a manure storage facility with an eight-month storage capacity in order to prevent winter spreading of liquid manure for current levels of cows, both milking and heifers (approximately 410 milking cows and 908 Total Mixed Animal Units). Additional storage capacity will be constructed at the landowners' expense. Related improvements include a waste transfer system, fencing and waste control systems.
 
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