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Animal Waste Report: PAWNEE County, KS
 
 
  • 1997 Rankings: Animal Waste in PAWNEE 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

    Phosphorus available from animal waste produced in PAWNEE county exceeds the typical nutrient uptake and removal potential of crops in this county.
    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 1,735 3,300 800,000 41,000 29,000 14,000
    Cattle 101,092 1,100,000 270,000,000 12,000,000 4,200,000 2,800,000
    Poultry 169 8 2,100 220 55 81
    Sheep 930 370 89,000 7,800 5,700 1,600
    Total Animal 103,926 1,100,000 270,000,000 12,000,000 4,200,000 2,800,000

    *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 PAWNEE County
    Animal Type Percentage Change in Animal Waste
    Hogs Decreased by 83% from 1987 to 1997
    Cattle Increased by 76% from 1987 to 1997
    Poultry Decreased by 70% from 1987 to 1997
    Sheep Decreased by 57% from 1987 to 1997
    Total Animal Increased by 71% 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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