MO manure operation gets green light
March 3, 2016 by Columbia Daily Tribune
March 3, 2016, Columbia, MO – After listening to the same concerns property owners took to the county’s planning and zoning commission two weeks ago, the Boone County Commission unanimously approved a rezoning request for a horse manure composting operation west of Columbia.
Property owners Mel and Charlotte Smarr of Smarr Family Farms must get permits from the Missouri Department of Natural Resources and comply with county stream buffer requirements before beginning the operation. Future plans for topsoil mining would require a conditional use permit. READ MORE