Manure management planning ensures careful handling and use of livestock manure to obtain its full value as a crop nutrient while protecting water and air quality.
- Improves soil quality and promotes carbon sequestration by building or maintaining soil organic matter.
- Protects surface water quality by reducing nutrient and sediment runoff.
- Helps protect air quality by controlling odors from manure.
- Conserves energy compared to manufacturing, mining, processing and transporting of commercial fertilizers.