TITLE

Livestock close to produce production a problem

AUTHOR(S)
Tocco, Phil
PUB. DATE
March 2012
SOURCE
Western Farm Press Exclusive Insight;3/15/2012, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the food safety risk to fresh produce posed by livestock. Livestock refers to all domesticated animals kept as 4-H animals or temporarily. It suggests a mitigation strategy which would hinder the movement of manure and particulate into the growing area under any weather condition. The strategy can include berms high enough to prevent the manure-laden water flow into the vegetable field or periodic inspection of the perimeter fence around the livestock area.
ACCESSION #
74585987

 

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