feedlot : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  a building where livestock are fattened for market

  • Western Cattle's Inner Mongolia ranch and feedlot is geared to the production of high-quality beef.
  • A 1,000-head feedlot produces up to 280 tons of manure a week, and the smell can be powerful.
  • Less fortunate are the feedlot owners who paid record prices to buy cattle this fall but now will probably have to sell them to processors for far less than planned.
News & Articles

  • Notus feedlot reaches settlement with EPA
    BOISE — W/T Land & Cattle Inc., a cattle feedlot near Notus, has reached a $42,000 settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for discharging pollutants into the Boise River without
    June 22, 2013 - Idaho Press-Tribune
  • Feedlot reaches settlement with EPA over Boise River pollution
    BOISE -- The Environmental Protection Agency has reached a settlement with an Idaho cattle feedlot accused of discharging pollutants into the Boise River. EPA officials say that in 2011, W/T Land & Cattle allowed animal waste to get into the river during and after flood events without a permit. The feedlot is located on the banks of the river near Notus. EPA Compliance and Enforcement Director ...
    June 21, 2013 - KTVB Boise
  • BLOG: Idaho Feedlot Reaches $42,000 Settlement with EPA
    Looks like another large cattle feedlot has agreed to a settlement for illegally discharging pollutants.
    June 21, 2013 - The Times-News

  • Lori Swanson in Minneapolis Star Tribune
    Neighbors shouldn't be driven from their homes because a feedlot fails to comply with basic regulations,Swanson said.
  • Rick Fox in Aberdeen American News
    They are then to remain in the identified feedlot until they are hauled to a slaughter plant in a sealed truck,Rick Fox, president of the Stockgrowers Association, said in a press release.
  • Tom Vilsack in The Associated Press
    Using grasslands for livestock agriculture creates great environmental problems, which greatly limit its usefulness. Grazing systems require ten times more land than feedlot agriculture, in which animals are simply given feed grown on cropland.... Keith Akers http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keith_Akers&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGgBV8cxoxKQC34a_OZQKQCJJ6H1g AlterNet http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.alternet.org/healthwellness/143572/the_battle_over_raw_milk:_let%27s_ditch_the_hysterics_and_give_people_a_choice&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFo5bg5zK8SzcDuxSNLD0U10Mnbwg Oct 29, 2009 36857 47598 feedstock With this green light, USDA is surging ahead on our work to provide support to feedstock producers, biofuel refiners and infrastructure installers, such as blender pumps, to ensure that all the pieces of the ethanol supply chain are ready to supply...

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