IN farmers cited for manure violations
January 26, 2016, Hagerstown, IN – Dozens of Indiana farmers, haulers, applicators and distributors of manure were warned or fined last year by the Office of Indiana State Chemist for violating the state’s commercial fertilizer law.
The purpose of the law is to protect waterways and ensure nutrients aren’t wasted.
The violations included allowing beetles to escape from large piles of poultry manure onto a neighbor’s house, applying manure to frozen/snow-covered ground near a waterway and discharging manure into a wood. READ MORE