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Animal Waste Report: JACKSON County, KS
 
 
  • 1997 Rankings: Animal Waste in JACKSON County
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    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 4,781 9,100 2,200,000 110,000 80,000 37,000
    Cattle 46,501 290,000 70,000,000 3,300,000 1,900,000 860,000
    Poultry 904 45 11,000 1,200 340 430
    Sheep 1,119 450 110,000 9,400 6,800 1,900
    Total Animal 53,305 300,000 72,000,000 3,400,000 2,000,000 900,000

    *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 JACKSON County
    Animal Type Percentage Change in Animal Waste
    Hogs Decreased by 71% from 1987 to 1997
    Cattle Increased by 7% from 1987 to 1997
    Poultry Increased by 228% from 1987 to 1997
    Sheep Decreased by 64% 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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