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Manure use increasing in Chesapeake Bay area


September 30, 2009
By Centre for Progressive Reform (CPR) Blog

September 30, 2009 –
PennFuture recently released a report stating the amount of liquid manure
applied to farms in Pennsylvania’s Octoraro watershed has increased by 40
percent over the past five years to 108 million gallons annually.



September 30, 2009 –
PennFuture recently released a report stating the amount of liquid manure
applied to farms in Pennsylvania’s Octoraro watershed has increased by 40
percent over the past five years to 108 million gallons annually.

The amount of nitrogen
produced by livestock in the watershed is equal to the amount generated by
approximately 370,000 people each year.

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