Manure Manager

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Additional aid offered for manure relocation


May 16, 2012 – Delaware farmers can soon receive more assistance to move excess poultry manure off their farms to land that can benefit from the addition of manure or to alternative uses, reducing nutrient loading in certain areas and helping improve water quality in the Chesapeake Bay watershed.

The Delaware Nutrient Management Commission recently voted unanimously to increase the cost-share funding for manure transport, which helps support the cost of moving manure from their farms to areas or projects that can use it, thus reducing nutrient loading in certain areas. READ MORE