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MN county proposes updates to feedlot ordinance


February 2, 2015, Worthington, MN – While it still faces final approval from the Nobles County Board of Commissioners, a rewritten feedlot ordinance is hoped to ease confusion among farmers and make it easier for manure management officials to ensure land application of manure is being done correctly.

The county’s original feedlot ordinance dates back to March 1995, when then-zoning administrator Larry Gasow led a movement to get an ordinance on the books to “avoid problems.” At the time, legal action had been brought forth by private citizen groups in both Murray and Jackson counties. READ MORE