Soy Checkoff Supports Animal Agriculture with Study of Animal Ag Environmental Reg
The United Soybean Board commissioned an environmental regulatory audit of animal agriculture to help poultry and livestock farmers keep track of environmental rules and regulations. USB Director and Soybean Farmer Laura Foell says the study compiles regulations animal farmers should be aware of…
“Because soybean meal is so important in livestock ration, it’s important for us as soybean growers to understand what the impacts of regulation are for our number one consumer. Because if we lose our customer we will not have any use for our soybean meal.”
Foell says soybean and livestock farmers should read this study – which provides information about water-quality and air-quality regulations, discharge restrictions and general permitting. It also includes facts on state and federal environmental assistance programs.