Despite state government actions pushing to shut down the second largest dairy in Oregon, Greg te Velde, owner of Lost Valley Farm near Boardman, Ore., continues to fight an ongoing waste management battle.
Cargill’s animal nutrition and health group will consist of three units: Cargill Animal Nutrition, combining feed, nutrition and pre-mix businesses; Cargill Aqua Nutrition; and the new Cargill Health Technologies.
Despite violating an agreement made with the Oregon Department of Agriculture to maintain proper wastewater storage capacity, Multnomah County Circuit Court Judge Kelly Skye ruled in favor of the Lost Valley Farm owner.
Hot and dry cornfield conditions are breeding grounds for dangerous aspergillus ear and kernel mold that produces aflatoxins. This toxin is a carcinogen, can harm livestock and can lead to rejection at the elevator.