The Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center , a National Facilitation Project of the NIFA National Integrated Water Quality Program, and The National Center for Manure & Animal Waste Management , funded by the USDA Fund for Rural America, are important projects helping USDA address this issue.
Several examples of extension efforts within NIFA and the Land Grant System pertaining to Animal Waste Management are linked below. Animal Waste Management extension activities generally fall into these categories:
Detailed reports on the state of knowledge in these fields and other areas of animal waste management can be found in the White Papers produced by the National Center for Manure and Animal Waste Management.
The intent of these pages is not to catalogue all activities but rather to indicate the types of extension activities in this theme across the U.S.