According to a press report last Friday, the Starlite Hutterite Colony, near Starbuck, Manitoba, held an open house to show off its new sewage lagoon cover. The 200 by 350 foot cover has been designed to hold in the intense smells given off by the hog manure and other animal wastes held in the lagoon. […]

While Hutterites normally maintain harmony within their colonies, the powerful odors from their large, hog-raising operations can challenge relationships with their rural neighbors. One Hutterite colony in southwest Alberta appears to be trying to do something about the hog-barn stench that sometimes wafts over a nearby town. The Pincher Creek Echo last week carried a […]