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27 matches found for Plans in Extension Publications

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  1. 100% Evaluating Expansion Plans [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Penn State - Dairy and Animal Science Publications

    "The key to a successful dairy expansion is to anticipate, reduce and control risks. Developing a strategic business plan can help producers and their advisors accomplish this. "

  2. 97% What is an Act 6 plan? [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Penn State - Dairy and Animal Science Publications

    "Properly developed and implemented nutrient management plans can provide protection to the producer from civil penalties and actions. It also sends a positive message to the public about how serious the dairy industry is in following sound environmental practices. "

  3. 95% Environmental Standards of Production for Larger Pork Producers in Pennsylvania [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Penn State - Dairy and Animal Science Publications

    "Pork production facilities have increased in size in recent years, and large operations now account for the majority of the pigs raised in the United States. This 28-page manual provides planning agencies, township supervisors, regulatory agencies, and hog farmers with a tool to gauge plans for developing a new swine farm or improving an existing site."

  4. 94% Agronomy Facts 54: Pennsylvania's Nutrient Management Act: Who Will Be Affected? [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Department of Crop and Soil Sciences Publications

    "In the spring of 1993, the Pennsylvania legislature passed and the governor signed the Nutrient Management Act into law. Before this legislation was passed, problems with nutrient pollution were administered under the Clean Streams Law, which dealt only with surface waters. This existing law stated that if a farmer follows practices in the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) publication (Manure Manual), no special permits or approvals are required for manure utilization on farms. The Nutrient Management Act is the first law in Pennsylvania that requires regulatory oversight of nutrient plans on certain farms. This law oversight of nutrient plans on certain farms. This law will take effect on October 1, 1997. An important question is, who will be affected by this legislation?"

  5. 93% Riparian Buffers in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Department of Crop and Soil Sciences Publications

    "The condition of a riparian buffer - the areas adjacent to a stream, river, or water body - greatly influences the water quality of all water bodies and wetlands. Forested riparian zones reduce the delivery of non-point source pollution to waterways and water bodies, an issue of great concern to anyone interested in the ecological health of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed, and the Commonwealth of Virginia. (The focus on the reduction of non-point source pollution was enhanced when the 1972 Clean Water Act was amended in 1987 with section 319 that called for plans to control such sources of pollution.)"

  6. 93% Summary of the 1997 Pennsylvania Dairy Farm Practices Survey [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Penn State - Dairy and Animal Science Publications

    "This 10-page report summarizes the results of a 1997 mail survey of the principal operators of Pennsylvania dairy farms. It included questions about farm resources, cropping acreage, technology use, future production and technology plans, operator characteristics, and grazing practices."

  7. 93% The Basics of Manure Testing [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Penn State - Dairy and Animal Science Publications

    "Advantages of manure testing include saving on fertilizer costs, refining application rates to meet crop requirements, demonstrating a commitment to protecting surface and groundwater quality, and serving as a data source for long-term farm plans. "

  8. 51% Nutrient Management Plan Writing Workbook: Dairy Producer "Sample" Plan [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Department of Crop and Soil Sciences Publications

    "A self-guided workbook to assist livestock and poultry producers in designing and developing a manure management plan that meets the requirements of Pennsylvania?s Act 6. This workbook is a sample plan for dairy producers."

  9. 51% Nutrient Management Plan Writing Workbook: Swine Producer "Sample" Plan [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Department of Crop and Soil Sciences Publications

    "A self-guided workbook to assist livestock and poultry producers in designing and developing a manure management plan that meets the requirements of Pennsylvania?s Act 6. This workbook is a sample plan for swine producers."

  10. 51% Nutrient Management Plan Writing Workbook: Turkey Producer "Sample" Plan [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Department of Crop and Soil Sciences Publications

    "A self-guided workbook to assist livestock and poultry producers in designing and developing a manure management plan that meets the requirements of Pennsylvania?s Act 6. This workbook is a sample plan for turkey producers."

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