January 10, 2017

US broiler farms monitor nutrient runoff practices

The Arkansas Discovery Farm Program (ADF) is a stakeholder-led research and development program that monitors water quality on private working poultry farms to document the true impacts of agricultural production on environmental quality and efficiency of current conservation measures. Being conducted on private broiler farms, these results resonate with the poultry farming community. In many cases, neighboring poultry farmers are voluntarily introducing additional conservation practices to further reduce nutrient runoff after seeing the results. Most importantly, the ADF Program is empowering farmers to proactively address environmental concerns.  Read More

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