Nutrient Management Plans deal with the application or removal of manure from an operation and address runoff and leaching issues to protect our waters.
All Concentrated Animal Operations (CAOs) in Pennsylvania are required to have a Nutrient Management Plan even if you only have horses on your property. A CAO has more than 2000lb of live animal weight per acre.
Contact me for help in determining if you are required to develop a Nutrient Management Plan.
There are also benefits to implementing a plan voluntarily.
Whether your operation is required to develop a Nutrient Management Plan or you volunteer, a plan can:
There is funding available to help pay for the cost of Nutrient Management Plan development and implementation of the the plan. Even if your operation is not a Concentrated Animal Operation, funding may be available.