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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. is dedicated to serving the agricultural industry in the Carolinas and Virginia with the latest ag news, exclusive regional weather station readings, and key crop market information. The website is a companion of the Southern Farm Network, provider of daily agricultural radio programming to the Carolinas since 1974. presents radio programs, interviews and news relevant to crop and livestock production and research throughout the mid-Atlantic agricultural community.