Manure Manager

Features Business/Policy Canada Environment Regulations State Sustainability
Canadian dairy farmer, consultant fined


November 1, 2012 – A Durham Region dairy farmer and the consultant he hired to complete a Nutrient Management Strategy were both fined after pleading guilty earlier this month in a Guelph, Ont., court room to submitting false or misleading information in the strategy document.

The farmer, located near Courtice, Ont., in Durham Region, was fined $2,500 plus a 25 per cent victim surcharge and given three months to pay, while the consultant from Warkworth, Ont., was fined $1,000 and given 15 days to pay. READ MORE