Lesson 24. Operation and Maintenance of Manure Storage Facilities

Animal Manure Management October 04, 2012 Print Friendly and PDF

 


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Intended Outcomes

The participants will

  • Practices and operations necessary to maintain environmentally sound manure storage facilities.
  • Significance of a pumpdown marker and maintaining a liner.

Contents

Activities

The participants will

  • Estimate manure-handling requirements (pumpdown/hauling time and frequency).
  • Develop a manure storage inspection checklist.
  • Develop a record-keeping plan for self assessment or as required by regulation.

Authors: Charles Fulhage and John Hoehne

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This work is supported by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, New Technologies for Ag Extension project.