About manure management
Animal agriculture plays an essential role in Minnesota's economy. It is integral to sustainable agriculture and sustainable rural areas. Animal manure can negatively impact air and water quality if not handled properly.
Our Manure and Air Quality research, and outreach programs focus on developing and executing innovative, practical, economically feasible, and environmentally-sound manure management strategies for livestock and crop producers in Minnesota.
Not sure where to start?
- Learn more about manure — watch a video about manure and specific animal or crops.
- Manure treatment — check out research about solutions to treat manure, manage the air and water quality and understand safety issues.
- Manure application — find out what manure is worth and calculate application rates.