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Animal Waste Report: MARION County, KS
 
 
  • 1997 Rankings: Animal Waste in MARION 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 27,749 53,000 13,000,000 650,000 460,000 220,000
    Cattle 79,361 440,000 110,000,000 4,900,000 3,300,000 1,200,000
    Poultry 239 8 1,800 200 84 57
    Sheep 2,077 830 200,000 18,000 13,000 3,600
    Total Animal 109,426 490,000 120,000,000 5,600,000 3,800,000 1,500,000

    *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 MARION County
    Animal Type Percentage Change in Animal Waste
    Hogs Decreased by 9% from 1987 to 1997
    Cattle Increased by 12% from 1987 to 1997
    Sheep Decreased by 53% from 1987 to 1997
    Total Animal Increased by 7% 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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