Manure management plan changes
by Jeremy Klatt, Nutrient Specialist, Iowa Department of Natural Resources
Several changes were
made in the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) rules for manure
Producers will still be required to keep records of the date, location, rate and method of manure application.
Also effective August 25, 2004, producers must keep their current MMP within 30 miles of the production site. Finally, don’t throw out those old application records because effective August 25, 2006, producers will be required to have five years of records on file instead of three.
Producers will need to record the following items in addition to the above recordkeeping requirements when the P index is required:
P content of the
The DNR has developed a new recordkeeping form that producers may use. This form is available at www.iowadnr.com on the DNR’s animal feeding operations page. The manure management plan rules can also be found on DNR’s animal feeding operations page.
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