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Waste Recycling

Practice Code: 633
Reporting Unit: Number (No.)

The use of the by-products of agricultural production or the agricultural use of non-agricultural by-products.

Purposes and Benefits

  • Protect or improve the quality of natural resources and the environment
  • Provide or reduce energy use

In New York, this standard applies to materials spread at a rate of less than 10 lbs. of N, P, or K per acre. All other materials shall be applied in accordance with the Nutrient Management (590) standard.

Conservation Practice Documents

Web link image: Field Office Technical GuideDocuments 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:

Nutrient Management (590)
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 forest land, please contact your local NRCS Service Center.


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