Composted manure is less likely to contaminate crop and water sources

Composted manure is less likely to contaminate crop and water sources than raw manure; however, the best practice is to cover and store the compost as far away as possible from water sources and produce fields. When assessing your farm's risk, some factors to consider are the field locations (uphill or downhill) from compost, likelihood of wind spread, presence of runoff or leaching, amount of compost being stored, and any physical barriers that are present.

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