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WI group hopes to limit aerial manure spraying


April 23, 2013, Madison, WI — Activists opposed to the growth of big industrial farms in Wisconsin have asked a towns association to develop a model ordinance that communities can use to limit aerial manure spraying.

Members of the Sustain Rural Wisconsin Network say the practice creates health risks because bacterial and other pathogens found in untreated manure could get into the air, particularly when there are strong winds. READ MORE