Nutrient Management Program

Nutrient Management is becoming more important to the welfare of our communities as we move into the future. It also is important to the quality of the water of our neighbors downstream from us. Nutrient Management encompasses many different specific areas of management on a farm. Manure management-including storage and spreading of manure and Animal Concentrated Areas are the areas of major concern. Information on any of these subjects can be found on the websites listed below.

A manure tanker on a field
Act 38 - Nutrient Management/Odor Management
CAFO - Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation
CAO - Concentrated Animal Operation

Biomass Trader
Manure Hauling and Broker Program
Penn State Agronomy Guide
Additional Information
For more information on Nutrient Management, contact:
Ben Drover
Agricultural Resource Conservationist
610-925-4920 (x120)
bdrover@chesco.org