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WSDA manure bill spreads discontent


December 22, 2014
By Capital Press

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December 22, 2014 – Agricultural groups are questioning the need for a new law regulating applying manure on cropland, though they expect the Washington Department of Agriculture will pursue one.

WSDA is drafting legislation to set up a licensing program for spreading manure on 20 or more acres in three counties — two in Western Washington and one in Eastern Washington — and in watersheds deemed to have water quality problems. READ MORE