Prince Edward Islanders invited to give input on manure management guidelines
September 1, 2022 by Government of P.E.I.
Islanders are being asked to provide comments and feedback to update the provincial guidelines for manure management in PEI’s agricultural industry.
The Manure Management Guidelines will replace the current guidelines that were released in 1999. The review of the guidelines will focus on ensuring the recommended practices align with modern assessment tools and current scientific considerations, while also recognizing manure as an agricultural resource for nutrients and soil health. A climate change lens will also be applied to ensure that beneficial management practices in the updated guidelines consider ways to adapt to and address a changing climate.
“I encourage all stakeholders and interested Islanders to participate in this public survey and send us ideas, input and suggestions that will help update and modernize these guidelines. The previous guidelines have not been updated in some time, so we look forward to modernizing this process as we continue to prioritize climate change, water quality and soil health across our Island, and improve upon best management practices in agriculture.”
– Darlene Compton, Minister of Agriculture and Land and Deputy PremierAdvertisement
Islanders are encouraged to participate in the survey by visiting PEI Manure Management Guidelines Consultation Survey(link is external).