Notice is hereby given per Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 116, that David P. & Sara Jane Brutscher, has made application to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency and Morrison County for a permit to construct or expand a feedlot with the capacity of 500 animal units or more. The proposed expansion includes a 122 X 240 barn to house pre-fresh and post-fresh dairy cows.
The existing and/or proposed feedlot is located in the SE QTR of the NE QTR of Section 29 Ripley Township.
The existing facility consists of 530 Holstein milking cows and 100 calves housed in a 250 X 110 and 198 X 134 freestall barn. Sixty head of dry cows and springers are housed in a 30 X 100 open front concrete lot barn with bedding. Forty heifers of breeding age are housed in a 30 X 50 freestall barn for a total of 882 existing animal units. Total animal units after the dry cow barn is completed will be 986 animal units.
Liquid manure is stored in a 120 X 120 four million gallon lined pit and 110 X 110 three million gallon lined pit.
This publication shall constitute as notice to each resident and each owner of real property within 5,000 feet of the perimeter of the proposed dairy barn as required by Minnesota State Law.

PUBLISH: May 11, 2014 (218406)

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