Application: used to reduce odors and emissions from manure storages
- Relatively easy to implement
- Increase nitrogen retention in the manure
- Can be used with earthen, concrete, and steel manure slurry manure storages at swine, dairy, or beef animals.
- Only applicable to outdoor manures storages
- Some types of permeable covers (biomass covers) have short lifespans
- Can make agitation of the manure more difficult
- Effectiveness varies based on level of coverage