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Agricultural Waste Management Systems: A Primer (000115)

Overview

This training provides an overview of agricultural waste management systems. It covers background, safety and hazards, planning, and functions of agricultural waste management systems. It is intended for field personnel, NRCS supervisors and managers with responsibilities relating to agricultural waste management systems. This course is a prerequisite to the Agricultural Waste Management Systems - Level 2 course.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the training, the participant will be able to: 

  • Relate the NRCS basic philosophy pertaining to agricultural waste management systems;
  • Relate a general understanding of applicable laws and regulations as they apply to agricultural waste management systems;
  • Explain why safety in an agricultural waste management system is of prime consideration; and
  • Provide a brief overview of the importance of an AWMS plan and the functions of an agricultural waste management system.

Delivery Method

The course is comprised of a self-paced booklet with an accompanying video.  

Duration

Less than one hour 

Target Audience

Any Federal, State, or district employee, tribal representative, and others who: 

  • Are or will be providing technical assistance in the planning and design of agricultural waste management systems; and
  • Supervise/manage employees involved in providing technical assistance in planning and design of agricultural waste management systems.

NEDC Contact

Sudhakhar Sriparameswaran

Technical Contact

Cherie LeFleur

Enrollment

Go to AgLearn to request enrollment in Agricultural Waste Management Systems: A Primer (NRCS-NEDC-000001).