By Tim Kowols
Two new ordinances affecting manure spreading in Kewaunee County are expected to be discussed later this summer. Kewaunee County Administrator Scott Feldt introduced two different draft ordinances to be discussed in different committees, including one requiring manure haulers to be certified and for their equipment to have electronic readers keeping track of the nutrients being spread. Feldt is aware of the extra expense falling on farmers with more than 250 cows, but believes this ultimately will keep everyone honest.
On Sunday, we will take a closer look at the ordinance requiring liquid manure to be spread with low pressure equipment. Feldt expects both ordinances to make their way back to the Kewaunee County Board by its August meeting.