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Spreading manure too early may lead to runoff problems later

During harvest season, farmers are short on time and may rush to clean out their manure pits early and get them out of the way, but this can mean trouble if it’s a rainy fall harvest season. "Right now, the September-through-November forecast from the National Weather Service gives us equal chances of getting above- or below-normal rainfall, so it could be a rainy fall," Sara Walling, water-quality section leader with the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection, sai Read More »