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Animal Waste Report: GRANT County, ND
 
 
  • 1997 Rankings: Animal Waste in GRANT County
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    Total animal waste:
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    Cattle waste:
    Poultry waste:
    Sheep waste:
    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 4,373 8,300 2,000,000 100,000 73,000 34,000
    Cattle 65,137 450,000 110,000,000 5,200,000 2,700,000 1,300,000
    Poultry 1,488 74 18,000 1,900 480 710
    Sheep 3,524 1,400 340,000 30,000 22,000 6,100
    Total Animal 74,522 460,000 110,000,000 5,300,000 2,800,000 1,400,000

    *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 GRANT County
    Animal Type Percentage Change in Animal Waste
    Hogs Decreased by 74% from 1987 to 1997
    Cattle Decreased by 18% from 1987 to 1997
    Poultry Decreased by 89% from 1987 to 1997
    Sheep Decreased by 25% from 1987 to 1997
    Total Animal Decreased by 21% 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 North Dakota Chapter of the NRDC Report on America's Factory Farms

    See the ELI Almanac of Enforceable North Dakota State Laws to Control Nonpoint Source Water Pollution

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