December 6, 2023 by Gillian Friebis | My Twin Tiers
The Steuben County Soil and Water Conservation District received more that $500,000 from New York State to combat climate change by building a manure storage facility.
According to Governor Hochul’s Office, the state awarded the Steuben County Soil and Water Conservation District $511,125 to work with a dairy farm to build a covered manure storage facility. The facility is expected to reduce methane production and water quality concerns by separating solids and keeping them dry and reducing the amount of manure in storage. The farm will be able to use the manure solids for livestock bedding, which will reduce the need for it to import bedding. | READ MORE