Manure Management Workshops Scheduled in Pennsylvania

The Chester County, Pennsylvania, Conservation District has announced the dates for several manure management workshops taking place early this year.

“Pennsylvania law requires any operation that generates or land applies manure to complete and implement a manure management plan,” the group said on a program flyer. “Come Join the Chester County Conservation District … to familiarize yourself with Chapter 91, Pennsylvania’s Manure Management Regulations; learn how to identify and address resource concerns regarding manure; and receive assistance to develop and complete a manure management plan for your operation.”

The dates and locations of the workshops are available on the program flyer at

Light snacks and refreshments will be provided in the morning, and lunch will be provided to all participants who stay to work on a manure management plan, the flyer said.

Additionally, “hand-drawn or computer generated maps of your operation are essential in developing a plan,” the flyer read. “If needed, contact Benjamin Drover at 610/925-4920, ext. 120 to get help with maps; you can also visit to access an online tool to develop your own computer generated maps. Be sure to bring your map(s) to the workshop!”

Interested parties should RSVP by calling 610/925-4920, ext. 100, or e-mailing Drover at Parties are asked to provide a name, the number of people attending, and a contact telephone number for notification in case of inclement weather cancellation.

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