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Larger farm debated
Kyle Bursaw, Janesville Gazette Larson Acres in Magnolia Township is proposing a $12.8 million expansion that would increase the number of animals on the farm from 2,668 to 5,275, but some neighbors say the expansion is a bad idea.
MAGNOLIA TOWNSHIP - Today, Rock County's biggest dairy farm is pumping out 4.5 million gallons of milk a year.If the herd doubles as proposed, it also could be pumping out 40 million gallons of manure, according to an environmental assessment released July 20 by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.