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AG LEADERS SHARE LMFA INFLUENCE ON LIVESTOCK FARMS

The state Livestock Management Facilities Act (LMFA) provides a balanced structure for Illinois’ livestock sector while protecting the state’s environment, three livestock farmer leaders told the Illinois Senate Agriculture Subcommittee on Confined Animal Feeding Operations. The subcommittee heard how the LMFA and state environmental regulations impacted each of the farmers’ operations. (FarmWeekNow.com)

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New Rules for Livestock Farms

New state rules for Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFO) will impact all Illinois livestock farms – not just those required to obtain national Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permits from the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency. Learn more at an informational session Nov. 20 from 4-6 p.m. at Evergreen FS in Bloomington. Schedule: Information session 4… read more

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