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Competency Area 8: Concentrated source pollution AEM

PO 81. List management and environmental objectives for improving a barnyard.

The primary management objectives for improving a barnyard are to enhance livestock health and to make the care and feeding operations more efficient. Environmental objectives are to reduce offensive odors, improve facility aesthetics, and to minimize any off-site loss of contaminants that may impair water quality.


Cattle in a lot with excessive manure buildup

Photo courtesy of NRCS