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Permeable Covers

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