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Animal Agriculture In the U.S. - Trends in Production and Manure Management

Animal Manure Management Updated: October 09, 2017

The animal agriculture industry is widespread across the U.S. with some areas having more of certain types of farms than others. The sectors highlighted in...

Planning for Stewardship

Animal Manure Management Updated: June 05, 2017

Managing manure as a beneficial resource involves:Building on the previous sections in this module, this section focuses on tools and resources for managing...

Water Quality Issues Associated with Manure

Animal Manure Management Updated: June 05, 2017

Many of the images and scenarios on this page may be permit violations or may contribute to exceedances of water quality standards; however, additional...

Land Application of Manure Nutrients

Animal Manure Management Updated: June 05, 2017

For some, manure is a waste or a nuisance, something to be disposed of rather than utilized. It is true that mismanagement can cause problems with water...

What Does Manure Collection and Storage Look Like?

Animal Manure Management Updated: February 22, 2017

Farms collect and store manure in different ways. For the most part, manure is handled and stored as either solid, slurry, or liquid. The biggest differences...

Animal Agriculture, Manure Management, and Water Quality

Animal Manure Management Updated: February 09, 2017

This module is an overview of animal agriculture in the U.S. and how industry trends have affected manure management. Because the primary use of manure is...

What Are the Clean Water Act Requirements That Apply to Animal Agriculture?

Animal Manure Management Updated: February 09, 2017

Farms classified as concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) are subject to National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permitting under...

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