Hoard’s Dairyman Farm’s manure problems resurface
December 29, 2015 by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
December 29, Milwaukee, WI – Hoard’s Dairyman Farm in Jefferson County – a pioneer in agricultural innovation dating back to 1899 – is once again encountering manure problems and has agreed to drain a 5 million-gallon lagoon in the hopes of keeping animal waste from leaking into the groundwater.
It’s the latest in a long-standing struggle by the farm to keep manure from infiltrating the water table beneath a football field-sized concrete containment system. READ MORE