February 2016: Agribusiness

We love to hate manure storage structures


Jay Matteson

Manure storage structures. I personally hate them. They smell when stirred up and they cause our farms and communities headaches. Why do farms use them? Are they good or bad for our streams and rivers? How do they impact air quality? As debate rages in our community about the use of these farming practices, let’s tackle some of the tough questions. And I’m sure this column will generate more. [Read more…]