COMMERCIAL AGRICULTURE
Proposed EPA Regulations
Special Report UNIVERSITY EXTENSION, UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI



  • EPA proposed changes to the Clean Water Act merit the attention of Missouri agriculture
  • Agriculture must make positive contributions to CAFO rule-making
  • Topics covered in this special edition on EPA changes
  • Proposed EPA rule changes will affect many Missouri livestock farmers
  • New proposals have zero-discharge requirement for swine and poultry confinement facilities
  • Proposed EPA rule reinterprets agricultural storm water exemption
  • Smaller operations to be regulated under proposed CAFO rules
  • Phosphorus-based nutrient plan required under new rules
  • Regulations may include emissions from livestock manure systems
  • Estimated producer costs to comply with new EPA clean water proposals
  • Financial ability of operators to comply with new proposals
  • How to learn, comment on the proposed EPA rules


    University of Missouri Commerical Agriculture Extension Program
    University of Missouri Outreach & Extension
    For more information on the Commercial Agriculture program,
    contact Rex Ricketts, 573-882-4553.