Waste Management

Animal manure is one important source of air pollutants. Producers face challenges associated with manure accumulation, storage and disposal. Proper waste management is needed to

  • Control odor and dust;
  • Prevent waste from impacting water quality;
  • Recycle the nutrients in waste.

 

Topics on Livestock Waste Management

  • Nutrient management plan
  • Runoff control
  • Seepage control
  • Feedlot solid manure collection
  • Design  and maintenance of storage facility
  • Aerobic or anaerobic system
  • Land application management of liquid and solid manure
  • Crop utilization
  • Composting
  • Energy conversion: anaerobic digestion, combustion or gasification