How do dairy manure lagoons compare to On-Site Sewage Systems, otherwise known as septic systems when it comes to nitrate in groundwater? We published information showing government scientists stating that just five residential septic systems serving 12 people contribute up to TEN TIMES MORE nitrate than a one acre manure ..
[vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_video link="https://player.vimeo.com/video/220391746"][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]A brief video that tells the real story of nitrate, groundwater and dairies in the Yakima Valley.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Yakima Valley has become ground zero for environmental accusations against family farmers, especially dairy farmers. Attorneys targeting dairy farms and anti-farm activists are vigorously attacking family farmers through lawsuits, political campaigns, ..
[vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] WHO IS RIGHT AND WHO IS WRONG? On March 21, 2019 anti-dairy activist Jean Mendoza responded to our information about manure lagoons and residential septic systems with a very detailed explanation of why she thinks we are wrong. She also asked that we publish her response on our ..
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] FRIENDS OF TOPPENISH CREEK HEAD, IN ANGRY EMAIL, CALLS EVIDENCE FARMERS PRESENTED "JUST PLAIN STUPID," SHOWS SHE'S UNFAMILIAR WITH THE SCIENCE AROUND NITRATES AND WATER CONTAMINATION [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]In a threat recently sent to three members of the local dairy community, activist Jean Mendoza, head of Friends of Toppenish Creek, accused ..
[vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] The guest editorial published in the March 9 edition of the Yakima Herald prompted a loud response from anti-dairy activists Jean Mendoza and Jim Dyjak. Both have complained to the Yakima Herald for publishing what they consider to be "lies" as Mendoza has commented earlier. Clearly, neither Mendoza ..