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Location important factor in starting a CAFO

March 14, 2012
By Farm & Ranch Guide


March 12, 2012 – Running an animal feeding operation (AFO) is all about striking an environmental balance – and following a few suggestions to head off problems before starting up a new facility.

David Parker, research leader of the Environmental Management Research Unit at the USDA-ARS Meat Animal Research Center in Clay Center, Neb., talked to producers at the ARS Research Results forum in February about AFOs and concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs). READ MORE