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    Guys like this make the rest of us look bad

    Guys who go all out for these type of special birthday presents make the rest of us look bad.

    Iowa Man Spells Out Wife's Birthday Message in Manure



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    Re: Guys like this make the rest of us look bad

    Quote Originally Posted by becrisgreg View Post
    Guys who go all out for these type of special birthday presents make the rest of us look bad.

    Iowa Man Spells Out Wife's Birthday Message in Manure
    He could get in trouble with the DNR. Spreading manure on frozen or snow covered fields is a no-no! That birthday gift may turn out to be very expensive!



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    Re: Guys like this make the rest of us look bad

    Quote Originally Posted by aauummm View Post
    He could get in trouble with the DNR. Spreading manure on frozen or snow covered fields is a no-no! That birthday gift may turn out to be very expensive!
    I was kind of thinking the same thing. Cringed a little bit when I saw that on the news the other day.



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    Re: Guys like this make the rest of us look bad

    Quote Originally Posted by aauummm View Post
    He could get in trouble with the DNR. Spreading manure on frozen or snow covered fields is a no-no! That birthday gift may turn out to be very expensive!
    actually, no it's not.

    there is a regulation against spreading liquid manure on snow covered or frozen fields, but I'm pretty sure there are exceptions to that too. Plus it only applies to feed lots over a certain size. (from what I understand).



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    Re: Guys like this make the rest of us look bad

    And we wonder why people think we are hicks.



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    Re: Guys like this make the rest of us look bad

    Quote Originally Posted by bawbie View Post
    actually, no it's not.

    there is a regulation against spreading liquid manure on snow covered or frozen fields, but I'm pretty sure there are exceptions to that too. Plus it only applies to feed lots over a certain size. (from what I understand).
    also they make an exception if it is legible as a word or phrase.



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    Re: Guys like this make the rest of us look bad

    Quote Originally Posted by bos View Post
    And we wonder why people think we are hicks.
    at least he spelled it right. (sort of)



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    Re: Guys like this make the rest of us look bad

    Quote Originally Posted by bos View Post
    And we wonder why people think we are hicks.
    Yea only on an ISU message board would these details be known by multiple people.



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    Re: Guys like this make the rest of us look bad

    Quote Originally Posted by clones_jer View Post
    also they make an exception if it is legible as a word or phrase.



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    Re: Guys like this make the rest of us look bad

    I don't know what type this is, but if it is a solid he is fine.


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    Re: Guys like this make the rest of us look bad

    Quote Originally Posted by yaman3 View Post
    I don't know what type this is, but if it is a solid he is fine.
    is there a set moisture content that classifies it as "solid" or "liquid"?

    I've seen a lot of borderline ... especially after Miller Lite.



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    Re: Guys like this make the rest of us look bad

    Nice effort perhaps but he probably doesnt make those of us look bad with wives who would rather not have messages left for them in poop. (most of us I think)


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    Re: Guys like this make the rest of us look bad

    Man this guy's wife must think he's the **** for doing this... Thats some Grade A stuff right there


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    Re: Guys like this make the rest of us look bad

    Quote Originally Posted by bawbie View Post
    actually, no it's not.

    there is a regulation against spreading liquid manure on snow covered or frozen fields, but I'm pretty sure there are exceptions to that too. Plus it only applies to feed lots over a certain size. (from what I understand).
    The article says that it was liquid manure that was spread on the ground. The article is a bit unclear by saying that it was spread with a spreader which kind of implies it was solid.

    You are correct in that the size of the lot determines what the rule is. Also it depends on what kind of manure it was; cattle, hogs, poultry and it depends on a lot of other factors like the producer's manure management plan (if required).

    Farmer shows his love through manure | desmoinesregister.com | The Des Moines Register

    Here's some more info quoted from the DM Register:

    New law sets limits on applying manure to frozen ground

    by Radio Iowa Contributor on December 21, 2009

    in Agriculture, Environment & Conservation

    A new state law kicks in today that will limit applying liquid manure on snow-covered farmland. It can now be applied only in emergencies. Gene Tinker is the coordinator of animal feeding operations for the Iowa Department of Natural Resources. Tinker says the law applies to facilities with 500 or more animals.

    “Whenever manure is applied to snow-covered ground, when that snow melts, there is risk for some runoff,” Tinker says. “That’s basically why the Iowa legislature passed this law, was to require producers to take an extra look at the places where they do apply.” Tinker says all livestock and poultry producers need to protect water at all costs and prevent pollution as they apply manure.

    New law sets limits on applying manure to frozen ground



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    Re: Guys like this make the rest of us look bad

    Quote Originally Posted by bos View Post
    And we wonder why people think we are hicks.
    Quote Originally Posted by heitclone View Post
    Yea only on an ISU message board would these details be known by multiple people.
    Well, ISU has a top-notch Ag college in one of the top Ag states in the country. So...



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