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WI cuts affect manure spills, runoff mitigation


February 20, 2015
By Green Bay Press Gazette

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February 20, 2015, Green Bay, WI – Proposed cuts to Wisconsin’s agricultural programs could exacerbate a recent spike in manure spills and runoff accidents, state conservationists warn.

Several cuts tucked into Gov. Scott Walker’s proposed budget would decrease staff who ensure farmers meet environmental standards, remove dollars for developing safe manure management plans and limit research into the impact of agricultural runoff. READ MORE