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Liquid Manure Application Systems Design Manual

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Northeast Region Agricultural Engineering Service

Abundantly illustrated, Liquid Manure Application Systems Design Manual guides users through establishing an economically efficient and environmentally safe liquid manure land application system. It outlines the design process, covers commonly used liquid manure application systems, and includes examples and procedures for selecting major system components.

Featured are 69 illustrations plus worksheets, abbreviation and metric conversion tables, a list of equipment manufacturers, and a suggested readings section.


  • Characteristics and testing of liquid manure
  • Evaluating land application sites
  • Liquid manure from barn to the field
  • Field application of liquid manure
  • Management
  • Applying design procedure


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