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Layer production and environmental management
(University of Georgia, 2009-08-10)
Nutrients leaching from improperly handled layer manure or mortalities can contaminate ground water. Poorly managed lagoons and egg washing operations can also contaminate surface and ground water. The manner in which ...
Fertilizer storage and handling
(University of Georgia, 2009-09-17)
Fertilizers play a vital role in agriculture. Over the years, they have increased farm production dramatically. Commercial fertilizer is, however, a major source of nitrate, which can affect ground water quality by seeping ...
Handling of used agricultural chemical containers
(University of Georgia, 2010-06-07)
This guide is meant to help Georgia’s farmers recycle more of their chemical containers by informing them of recycling opportunities and describing practices that will leave the containers properly cleaned and stored for ...
Hazardous materials storage: handling and waste disposal
(University of Georgia, 2010-11-12)
Many common farm and hazardous products may be classified as hazardous, including: paints, solvents, oils, cleaners, wood preservatives, batteries, adhesives and pesticides. Small amounts often wind up spilled, buried, ...