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MANURE SPILL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan www.asabe.orgCitation: Pp. 339-344 in Fifth International Dairy Housing Proceedings of the 29-31 January 2003 Conference (Fort Worth, Texas USA) 701P0203.(doi:10.13031/2013.11641)
Authors: J. M. Smith
Keywords: Animal manure, Over application, Runoff, Emergency management plan, Environment, Environmental damage, Tile drainage, Marine life, Water control structure, Tile plugs, Written report
A written, well thought out, common sense emergency management plan is vital to any livestock
farm. First, if properly prepared by management and reviewed with employees, it will help prevent
accidental spills. Also, it will be a plan whereby spills can be minimized and cleaned up properly
if one does occur.