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WA issues first fine for 2009 dairy law

April 18, 2013  by Northwest Public Radio

April 18, 2013, Yakima, WA – The state of Washington has fined a Yakima Valley dairy for spreading cow manure across an empty field. It’s not a big fine – but it’s the first one issued under a 2009 law.

Department of Agriculture inspectors found a Grandview dairy owner was spreading liquid manure over an empty field. Inspectors found the dairy’s records didn’t match up with how it actually used the manure. READ MORE


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