Agricultural Waste Management Practices

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The State of New Jersey requires that all livestock producers meet the general requirements of the Animal Waste Management Rule.

Farm with more than 8 animal units (1 animal unit = 1,000 pounds of live animal weight) must comply with the rules as well as complete an Animal Waste Management Plan on their farm.

Farms with less than 8 animal units must comply with the Animal Waste Management Rule but are not required to complete a formal Animal Waste Management Plan.

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  1. Rutgers
  2. Executive Dean of Agriculture and Natural Resources
  3. School of Environmental and Biological Sciences