What's the Deal???

The purpose of this section is to introduce news and current events that we think are relevant to the challenges that Organix is addressing. It will include things such as how agriculture affects the environment, the challenges of peat moss harvesting, renewable energy, organic farming, and environmental responsibility in general.

October 31, 2008

New Requirements for Controlling Manure, Wastewater from Large Animal Feeding Operations

(Washington, D.C. – Oct. 31, 2008) EPA has finalized a rule helping to protect the nation’s water quality by requiring concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) to safely manage manure. EPA estimates CAFO regulations will prevent 56 million pounds of phosphorus, 110 million pounds of nitrogen, and 2 billion pounds of sediment from entering streams, lakes, and other waters annually.

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October 10, 2008

Fight continues over regulating large farm wastes

October 3, 2008

Pork Producers Hope to Have Input into Bill 17 Regulations