Inspect manure storage facilities monthly

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Whether regulations say you need to monitor your manure management facilities or not, it’s a good idea to inspect them on a regular basis anyway — usually monthly. Doing so provides evidence of good stewardship, and can help you detect and fix potential problems in your system before they can cause negative environmental impacts.

Researchers at Purdue University and Michigan State University have developed a handy checklist to help you inspect all relevant areas of manure storage and handling on your operation. Not only does this ensure the right things are monitored regularly, the checklist — if filled out properly on a routine basis — may provide needed documentation of your good management should legal issues arise.

To download the checklist, go to the Web site at:

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