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Record-keeping rules for manure

Records must be kept for five years and include who handled the manure, 
and what, where, and when manure was applied

Reading Time: 2 minutes Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development is reminding producers and manure haulers and applicators who handle more than 500 tonnes per year of manure that they must keep records for a minimum of five years. “When we are talking about manure, we’re including everything from manure, compost, bedding, and feed to the wash water,” said Deanne […] Read more

The lowdown on short-term manure storage

Provincial specialist Chris Ullmann says producers need to review the rules before using short-term manure storage

Reading Time: 2 minutes Short-term manure storage allows producers to manage their manure and field activities, but can raise issues, says a specialist in confined feeding operations with Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development. “It’s also an activity that often generates questions,” said Chris Ullmann. “Short-term storage can be concerning to neighbours if the rules are not followed or if […] Read more