Improving Implementation of NMPs

Animal Manure Management May 30, 2017 Print Friendly and PDF

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This webcast covers three topics to help AFO operators understand how terms of CAFO discharge/operating permits relate back to the NMP, and how the NMP implementation can be improved and better documented: (1) U.S. EPA NMP permit terms, (2) perspectives on how better implement a NMP and (3) improved record keeping. This presentation was originally broadcast on June 24, 2011. More...


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Nine Minimum Measures to be included in an Nutrient Management Plan

Caitlin Conover, US EPA (13 minutes)

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Nutrient Management Plan Implementation: Where the Rubber Meets the Road

Kevin Erb, University of Wisconsin (12 minutes)

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Creating and Implementing Nutrient Management Plans

Rachel Mueller, Cornerstone Crop Consulting LLC and Roger Weiland, Weiland Dairy (17 minutes)

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Importance of Record Keeping for Nutrient Management Plans

Melony Wilson, University of Georgia (6 minutes)

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Question and Answer

All Speakers (25 minutes)

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