Manure Storages: Manure Management Systems Series
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MidWest Plan Service
This second book of the "Manure Management System Series" covers six major topics: Selecting a type of manure storage. Sizing a storage facility and controlling runoff. Choosing and preparing a site. Constructing earthen impoundments. Monitoring and managing a manure storage facility. Following proper procedures when abandoning and closing an earthen storage facility.
Nine equations; 31 illustrations; 23 tables; 18 problem-solving examples; and four appendixes of maps, worksheets, forms, and facility capacity data complete the thorough discussion.
- Principles of good stewardship
- Good management
- Sound design
- Construction practices
MWPS18S2, new July 2001