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Animal Waste Report: JEWELL County, KS
 
 
  • 1997 Rankings: Animal Waste in JEWELL County
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    Nitrogen 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 25,775 49,000 12,000,000 600,000 430,000 200,000
    Cattle 35,831 210,000 51,000,000 2,400,000 1,500,000 630,000
    Poultry 305 9 2,100 240 99 66
    Sheep 3,520 1,400 340,000 30,000 22,000 6,100
    Total Animal 65,431 260,000 64,000,000 3,100,000 1,900,000 840,000

    *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 JEWELL County
    Animal Type Percentage Change in Animal Waste
    Hogs Decreased by 48% from 1987 to 1997
    Cattle Decreased by 19% from 1987 to 1997
    Poultry Decreased by 93% from 1987 to 1997
    Sheep Decreased by 43% from 1987 to 1997
    Total Animal Decreased by 27% 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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