Content tagged "regulations"

Water Quality Regulations and Animal Agriculture Curriculum Materials

Animal Manure Management Updated: June 01, 2016

As livestock and poultry production has intensified it is no surprise that regulations have become a more prominent part of the business. This module...

Who do I call to get permission to plant a street tree in front of my house?

Trees for Energy Conservation Updated: April 27, 2016

Jurisdiction and authority over streetside planting spaces vary across the United States. In some localities, the city retains complete control over street...

Planting Urban Trees: Social & Community Considerations

Trees for Energy Conservation Updated: April 25, 2016

For both private and public locations, it is critical to find out the relevant zoning ordinances and other laws and policies that apply to each site. Some...

Climate Change Regulations, Policy, and Market Opportunities

Animal Manure Management Updated: January 19, 2016

There are several strategies of reducing, or mitigating carbon and other GHG emissions. The first and most basic of which is conservation – if we don’t use...

Developing Regulations for Keeping Urban Chickens

Small and Backyard Flocks Updated: May 05, 2015

Written by: Dr. Jacquie Jacob, University of KentuckyThere is growing interest in keeping chickens in urban areas in North America. Whether a family can keep...

Feed Management Planners Certification Program to Reduce Nutrient Loads in Impaired Watersheds

Animal Manure Management Updated: November 07, 2013

Waste to Worth home | More proceedings.... To develop a program to train ARPAS-certified (American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists) dairy and beef...

Finding Directives

Small Meat Processors Updated: September 03, 2013

Adapted from Volume 3, Number 11 of Small Plant News As a small plant operator, you probably already know that FSIS issues directives to provide official...

January 2012 Newsletter Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center

Animal Manure Management Updated: June 10, 2013

A year after the Chesapeake Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL), or "pollution diet", was finalized by EPA, we are going to follow up our previous TMDL webcast...

Is successful completion of a course or class required before conducting a prescribed fire?

Prescribed Fire Updated: May 30, 2013

Generally speaking as it relates to state laws and regulations for private individuals, there are no courses or classes that are required before conducting a...

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