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Group opposes aerial spraying of manure

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The Sustain Rural Wisconsin Network says aerial manure spreading creates health risks. That's why the group opposed to big industrial farms is pushing for a model ordinance which local governments can use to put limits on the practice.

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Members say aerial spraying can put bacteria and other pathogens from untreated manure into the air. Strong winds can make the risk ever greater. There is opposition to the idea.

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