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Agricultural Waste Management Field Handbook and VT Supplements

  National Engineering Handbook - NEH

Part 651 Agricultural Waste Management Field Handbook (AWMFH)  

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651.01 Chapter 1, Laws, Regulations, Policy and Water Quality Criteria

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 651.02 Chapter 2, Planning Considerations

                  2-17-1        Evaluation existing waste storage facilities


 651.03 Chapter 3, Agricultural Wastes, and Water, Air, and Animal Resources

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 651.04 Chapter 4, Agricultural Waste Characteristics

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                    4-8-1        Dairy Manure Production Factor

                    4-23-1      Typical Values for Total Nutrient Content of Manure

                    4-A-1        Environmental Quality Tech Note N5 Silage Leachate & Water Quality

                    4-B-1        Base Flow Silage Leachate Control

                    4-C-1        Environmental Problems with Silage Effluent

                    4-D-1        AEM Reference Sheet Silage Storage


651.05 Chapter 5, Role of Soils in Waste Management

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651.06 Chapter 6, Role of Plans in Waste Management

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651.07 Chapter 7, Geologic and Ground Water Considerations

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                    7-25           Waste Storage Facility Flow Chart

                    7-C-1        Geology Tech Note 5 SEEPPAGE

                    7-D-1        Guidelines for the Use of Soil Liners with Ag. Waste Management Practices 


651.08 Chapter 8, Siting Agricultural Waste Management Systems

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                    8-31-1             Field Waste Stacking Areas - Location Criteria  (MW)


651.09 Chapter 9, Agricultural Waste Management Systems

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651.10 Chapter 10, Agricultural Waste Management System Component Design

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                    10-2-1         Roof Runoff Structure Gutter Selection Size    

                    10-10-1      Guidelines for Gravity Flow Gutters for Manure Removal in Milking Barns

                    10-62-1   Sizing Animal Mortality Composting Facilities  (MW)

                    10-66-1   Milking Wastewater Infiltration System  (AA)

                    10-78-1      On-Farm Methods for Composting Livestock Carcasses ( Graves )

                    10-C-32   Calculating Runoff from Paved and Unpaved Animal Holding/Feeding Areas

                    10-D-32   Discussion of Background Considerations in the Development of Appendix 10D of the AWMFH

                    10-VT-1   (Appendix)  Slabs On Grade


651.11 Chapter 11, Waste Utilization

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651.12 Chapter 12, Waste Management Equipment

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651.13 Chapter 13, Operation, Maintenance and Safety

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651.14 Chapter 14, Agricultural Chemicals - None

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651.15 Chapter 15, Computer Software and Models

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651.16 Chapter 16, Sampling and Monitoring None

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651.17 Chapter 17, Conservation Planning None

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Conversion Factors and Tables

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