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Animal Waste Report: GEARY County, KS
 
 
  • 1997 Rankings: Animal Waste in GEARY County
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    Total animal waste:
    Hog waste:
    Cattle waste:
    Poultry waste:
    Sheep waste:
    Nitrogen in waste:
    Nitrogen lost to atmosphere:
    Phosphorus in waste:

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  • 1997 Animal Waste Summary
    Animal Type Number of Head Amount of Waste (tons/yr) Volume of Waste (gallons/yr) Amount of Nitrogen in Waste(pounds/yr) Nitogen Lost to Atmosphere (pounds/yr) Amount of Phosphorous in Waste (pounds/yr)
    Hogs 24,816 47,000 11,000,000 580,000 410,000 190,000
    Cattle 20,423 120,000 30,000,000 1,400,000 850,000 360,000
    Poultry 9 1 230 27 14 11
    Sheep 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Total Animal 45,248 170,000 41,000,000 2,000,000 1,300,000 550,000

    *Note: County totals are compiled using 1997 Census of Agriculture data. Please see a discussion of the limitations of animal waste data for more details.
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  • Animal Waste Trends in GEARY County
    Animal Type Percentage Change in Animal Waste
    Hogs Increased by 30% from 1987 to 1997
    Cattle Decreased by 10% from 1987 to 1997
    Poultry Decreased by 99% from 1987 to 1997
    Total Animal Decreased by 2% from 1987 to 1997
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  • Links

    See EPA's Index of Watershed Indicators for this area (evaluates the current condition and vulnerability of aquatic resources.)

    See the Factory Farm Project report for this state.

    See the Kansas Chapter of the NRDC Report on America's Factory Farms

    See the ELI Almanac of Enforceable Kansas State Laws to Control Nonpoint Source Water Pollution

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