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Amendments for Treatment of Agricultural Waste

Aluminum sulfate (alum) is added to poultry litter in the poultry house to reduce ammonia volatilization
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Practice Code: 591

Amendments for the treatment of agricultural waste is the treatment of manure, process wastewater, storm water runoff from lots or other high intensity areas, and other wastes with chemical or biological additives.

Conservation Practice Documents

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Conservation Practice Standard Overview
NRCS New York Conservation Practice Standard

Field Office Technical GuideConservation planners shall reference NRCS New York Field Office Technical Guide (FOTG) for additional documents, tools, references, and procedures required with this practice.


Related Conservation Practices

This practice is commonly used in a Conservation Management System with practices such as:

Agrichemical Handling Facility
Nutrient Management
Solid/Liquid Waste Separation Facility
Waste Storage Facility
Waste Transfer
Waste Treatment
Waste Treatment Lagoon

If you want to learn how you can protect natural resources on your farm or forestland, please contact your local NRCS Service Center.

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