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A slatted floor with an open area. A hose is running into the open area.

New Technology for an Old Problem

One of the last projects I was involved with as coordinator for the Lower James River Watershed Project was the installation of a deep pit monoslope barn for a feedlot operation near Alexandria, SD. A deep pit confinement barn is a manure storage system that employs slatted flooring with pit manure storage underneath.

five beef cows standing in a pasture
Mar 10

2021 Livestock Environmental Training for CAFOs Workshop - March

SDSU Extension will host a livestock environmental training program for concentrated animal feeding operations on March 10 at 8:30 AM CST at the Crossroads Convention Center in Huron (100 Fourth St. S.W. in Huron, 57350).