The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will be taking a harder look at Iowa dairy farms, according to the Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers (CSIF).

In preparation for increased inspections, CSIF Senior Field Coordinator Kent Mowrer answers questions about what the EPA will be looking for during these inspections and how dairy farmers can prepare.

Q1: What will trigger an inspection?

A: There are three main factors the EPA or Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will look at to determine if your farm will receive an on-site inspection: 1) if you...