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Animal Waste Report: RENO County, KS
 
 
  • 1997 Rankings: Animal Waste in RENO 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 20,425 39,000 9,400,000 480,000 340,000 160,000
    Cattle 84,054 480,000 120,000,000 5,300,000 3,500,000 1,300,000
    Poultry 70,193 3,500 840,000 91,000 23,000 33,000
    Sheep 4,711 1,900 450,000 40,000 29,000 8,100
    Total Animal 179,383 520,000 130,000,000 6,000,000 3,900,000 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 RENO County
    Animal Type Percentage Change in Animal Waste
    Hogs Decreased by 7% from 1987 to 1997
    Cattle Increased by 16% from 1987 to 1997
    Poultry Decreased by 55% from 1987 to 1997
    Sheep Decreased by 66% from 1987 to 1997
    Total Animal Increased by 12% 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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