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Proper management of manure storage facilities is essential to provide environmental, agronomic, and economic benefits to the farm. Inadequate management may result in inefficiency in farming operations, such as delays in land preparation and planting leading to reduced crop yields. Poorly managed manure storages can also produce odors that may be a nuisance to neighbors. Managing manure storage structures include manure removal, monitoring the integrity of the storage structure, and appearance or aesthetics. This publication provides some good managements practices for animal feeding operators to consider for their operations.
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January 16, 2019