Feedlot

PUBLIC NOTICES
Notice is hereby given per Minnesota Statutes 116, that Yorek Farm Real Estate Co. Registration No.: 097-68828 and Yorek Dairy Farm Sec. 15 Registration No.: 097-68829, both under Permit No. MNG440799, has made application to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency or the County of Morrison for a permit to construct or expand a feedlot with a capacity of 500 animal units or more.
The existing and/or proposed feedlot will be located in the NW 1/4 of the NW 1/4 of Section 22, Swan River Township Morrison County Minnesota. The existing facility Under Registration No. 097-68828 consists of Dairy Cattle – Heifer 215 – housed in a Open Lot with a poured concrete pit for runoff control, Dairy Cattle – Calves 80 housed in 6 Partial Confinement Buildings with Open Lots with Runoff Controls, Dairy Cattle – Mature 430, housed in a Total Confinement Barn with a Poured Concrete Pit, Dairy Cattle – Mature 200 housed in a Total Confinement Barn with a Poured Concrete Pit, Dairy Cattle – Heifers 20 & Dairy Cattle – Mature 40 housed in – Partial Confinement with Open Lot with Runoff Controls, Dairy – Cattle – Heifers 5 & Dairy Cattle – Mature 30 housed in a Total Confinement Barn – Chicken, Layers 5 lbs. dry manure 17,000 housed in a Total Confinement Barn, 3 Lined Earthen Basins used for Manure Storage, 2 Feed Storage Pads with Leachate Containment Ponds.
The existing facilities under Registration No. 097-68829 consists of Dairy Cattle – Calf 120 Dairy Cattle – Heifer 60 housed in Partial Confinement Open Lot with Runoff Controls, Dairy Cattle – Heifer 90-housed in Open Lot with Runoff Controls, Dairy Cattle – Heifer 110 housed in Partial Confinement with Open Lot with Runoff Controls. The facility will remain the same for Yorek Dairy Farm Sec. 15 Registration No. 097-68829.
The total number of A.U. for the existing facility is 1455 under permit MNG440799. The proposed facility for Yorek Farm Real Estate Co. Registration No. 097-68828 will have all of the above aforementioned facilities plus a 250 x 300 feed pad with leachate containment pond, a Total Confinement Barn to house 160 Dairy Cattle – Calves for an additional 32 A.U. & a Total Confinement Barn to house 80 Dairy Cattle-Mature for an additional 112 A.U.
The final total animal units capacity, after the expansion will be 1599, under permit MNG440799.

PUBLISH: April 6, 2014 (198193)

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