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Animal Waste Report: GREENWOOD County, KS
 
 
  • 1997 Rankings: Animal Waste in GREENWOOD County
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    Total animal waste:
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    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 1,323 2,500 610,000 31,000 22,000 10,000
    Cattle 92,828 490,000 120,000,000 5,600,000 3,900,000 1,400,000
    Poultry 821 41 10,000 1,100 270 390
    Sheep 464 190 45,000 3,900 2,800 800
    Total Animal 95,436 490,000 120,000,000 5,600,000 3,900,000 1,400,000

    *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 GREENWOOD County
    Animal Type Percentage Change in Animal Waste
    Hogs Decreased by 77% from 1987 to 1997
    Cattle Increased by 32% from 1987 to 1997
    Poultry Decreased by 42% from 1987 to 1997
    Sheep Decreased by 48% from 1987 to 1997
    Total Animal Increased by 29% 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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