Respondents sought for PA survey on manure use
May 16, 2016 by Lancaster Farming
May 16, 2016, Lancaster, PA – The Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture and the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition are seeking information to better understand how farmers are using untreated or raw manure on their farms.
The Food and Drug Administration is conducting a full risk assessment based on comments on its implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act that will look at pathogen survival while considering different agricultural conditions such as soil types, application methods, geographic locations, climatic factors, and time intervals between manure application and harvest. READ MORE