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Air rule workshops being held in CA


March 16, 2011
By Manure Manager

March 7, 2011 – A series of workshops designed to assist Central Valley
dairy producers comply with a updated air quality rules will be held
March 21 to 31 throughout the Central Valley.

March 7, 2011 – A series of workshops designed to assist Central Valley dairy producers comply with a updated air quality rules will be held March 21 to 31 throughout the Central Valley.

The updated Rule 4750 requires all dairy operators in the Valley Air District with 500 milking cows or more to submit a Phase II permit application by April 21, 2011. The workshops sponsored by CDQAP will provide an overview of Rule 4750 requirements and deadlines. There will be assistance for both existing permit holders and newly permitted dairies.

Producers are asked to bring the following information:
Existing permit information for current Rule 4570 permit holders;
Actual herd size;
Potential herd size based on maximum design capacity;
Number of silage piles and type of feed in each pile, e.g., corn, wheat, alfalfa;
All silage pile dimensions (height, base width in feet);
Number of piles that will have an open face at any given time

For additional information, call the CDQAP toll-free, 1-866-66CDQAP.

Workshop Schedule

Kern County
Monday, March 21, 2 – 4 pm
UC Cooperative Extension Office
1031 S. Mount Vernon Avenue, Bakersfield

Fresno County
Tuesday, March 22, 10 am – 12 noon
Riverdale Memorial Hall
3085 W. Mount Whitney, Riverdale

Madera County
Wednesday, March 23, 2 – 4 pm
Chowchilla Fair Grounds, Little Theatre
1000 South 3rd Street, Chowchilla

Merced County
Thursday, March 24, 10 am – 12 noon
UC Cooperative Extension Classroom
2145 W. Wardrobe Avenue, Merced

San Joaquin County
Tuesday, March 29, 2 – 4 pm
Robert J. Cabral Ag Center
2101 E. Earhart Avenue, Stockton


Tulare County (2 workshops)

Wednesday, March 30, 10 am – 12 noon
Tuesday, April 12, 2 – 4 pm
Tulare County Ag Center Auditorium
4437 S. Laspina Street, Tulare

Stanislaus County (2 workshops)
Thursday, March 31, 10 am – 12 noon
Wednesday, April 13, 10 am – 12 noon
Stanislaus County Ag Center Harvest Hall
3800 Cornucopia Way, Modesto


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