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Farm Waste Management
Manure, bedding and animal mortalities are among the farm-generated organic residuals that can be managed through composting.

 Dairy Bedding with Manure Solids  
Materials address the use of manure solids as bedding for dairy cows
 Manure Composting
Go to the Large Scale Composting section to view materials on siting, operation and management of farm manure composting facilities.
 Mortality Composting  
Go to the Mortality Composting section to view materials on siting and operation of farm manure management composting facilities.
 Sewage Sludge Use
The majority of U.S. sewage sludges, a by-product of wastewater treatment, are applied to land. There are risks and benefits associated with the nutrients, organic matter, chemical contaminants and pathogens they contain.
   Other  
Resources addressing horse manure composting, planning composting systems on dairy farms, economics of farm waste management, agricultural plastics.


Dairy bedding with manure solids

Manure composting

Mortality composting

  • Go to the Mortality Composting section to view materials on siting and operation of farm manure management composting facilities.

Sewage sludge use

Other

 
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