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Manure hauling precautions advised by SDSU


April 14, 2014, Brookings, SD – Producers, manure handlers and landowners need to work together to reduce the risk of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus during manure application season.

SDSU Extension environmental quality engineer Erin Cortus says prior to hauling some cleaning steps should be followed. Cortus says heating livestock trailers can be done to help deactivate the PED virus, but that process takes time. READ MORE