February 10, 2012
New Manure Management Information for Feedlot Operators
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 10 2012 Remington Indiana: Miles Ridgway President of Summit Livestock Facilities a DBA and brand of FBi Buildings Inc. has announced the availability of newly published information about manure management guidelines for producers operating indoor feedlots. According to Ridgway this new information is being released by Summit Livestock Facilities to provide high-level information to those beef producers who may be considering a new or expanded indoor feeding operation. The new information has been written by Becky Sexton of Twin Lakes Environmental Services LLC Rockwell City Iowa and published by Summit Livestock Facilities as a free service to the beef industry. Sexton is a livestock consultant who frequently works with beef producers and other livestock operators regarding the development and implementation of manure management plans as well as the design of cattle confinement facilities.
Subjects in the new publication include:
- The USDA’s natural resources conservation programs and the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) funding available to beef producers
- Helpful tips on selecting a suitable site for a beef barn including the importance of avoiding certain soil types.
- Information about low-interest loans that may be available.
Interested parties may request this free publication by contacting a Summit Livestock Facilities representative at 800-213-0567 or by visiting the Summit Livestock Facilities website: www.summitlivestock.com. Summit Livestock Facilities helps livestock producers manage risk ensure regulatory compliance and improve profit potential. Services of the company include consulting relative to financial feasibility funding environmental regulatory permitting and ongoing compliance. Summit designs and builds monoslope beef barns gable beef barns manure storage and commodity storage buildings and other beef related structures and provides turn-key comprehensive construction management of those projects.