"It is important to be aware of the possible short- and long-term consequences to the environment due to mismanagement of manure stockpiles and containment ponds," says Emily Kline, another livestock environmental management specialist at the Carrington Research Extension Center. "Being proactive is the best management strategy."
For more information, contact Berg or Kline at (701) 652-2951 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. Also, check out their website at http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/lem, find them on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/ndsulem or follow them on Twitter at @ndsulem.
There publications also may be helpful:
- * "Unintended Impacts of Fertilizer and Manure Mismanagement on Natural Resources," available at http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/lem/documents/nm1281_03.pdf
- * "Manure Spills: What You Need to Know and Environmental Consequences," available at http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/manure/documents/nm1555.pdf