Practice Code: 634
Reporting Unit: Number (No.)
A conveyance system using structures, conduits, or equipment to transfer animal manure to a storage/treatment facility, holding area, or for application to agricultural land.
Purposes and Benefits
When used as part of an integrated animal waste management system:
- Protects surface and groundwater quality
- Improves soil quality through the introduction of organic matter, improved tilth, and increase soil moisture for plant growth
Conservation Practice Documents
All support documents associated with this and other conservation practices are available at the NRCS Field Office Technical Guide web site.
Related Conservation Practices
This practice is commonly used in a Conservation Management System with practices such as:
Solid/Liquid Waste Separation Facility (632)
Waste Recycling (633)
Waste Storage Facility (313)
Waste Treatment (629)
Waste Treatment Lagoon (359)
If you want to learn how you can protect natural resources on your farm or forestland, please contact your local NRCS office.
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