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East-Central Indiana manure dumping exaggerated


November 29, 2010
By Indiana Prairie Farmer

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November 25, 2010 – Rumors
of Ohio livestock producers hauling manure into Indiana and “dumping” it led to
a sensational-type report aired on an Indianapolis TV station, WTHR, Channel
13, last week. The rumors say livestock producers in the heavy-livestock laden
counties of west-central Ohio will soon face tougher regulations, so they’re
bringing manure to Indiana to get rid of it instead of face the regulations.
November 25, 2010 – Rumors
of Ohio livestock producers hauling manure into Indiana and “dumping” it led to
a sensational-type report aired on an Indianapolis TV station, WTHR, Channel
13
, last week. The rumors say livestock producers in the heavy-livestock laden
counties of west-central Ohio will soon face tougher regulations, so they’re
bringing manure to Indiana to get rid of it instead of face the regulations.

Tom Menke, of Menke Consulting,
Inc., Greenville, Ohio, says that may be what some people think is happening,
but it’s not reality as he sees it.

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