Soil Amendments and Nutrient Management

If you want to add or manage the nutrients in your soil look here to find information about inputs that improve the soil while minimizing environmental contamination.

National Agriculture Compliance Assistance Center   html

Environmental Protection Agency.

Offers information about environmental requirements that affect the agricultural community including the latest regulatory news and documents to help farmers understand and comply with Federal regulations. Key topics include water, sustainability, pesticides and health and safety.

Soils and Compost   html

National Center for Appropriate Technology. ATTRA - National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service.

Publications and other resources on how to assess, improve and maintain soil health for both croplands and pastures including Alternative Soil Amendments.

AgSTAR Program   html

Environmental Protection Agency.

Encourages the use of methane recovery/biogas technologies at confined animal feeding operations that manage manure as liquids or slurries. This site includes basic technology overview, program accomplishments, experts, publications and technical tools, workshops and conferences and a guide to currently operating systems.

Manure Management and Air Quality   html

University of Minnesota.

Technical and research information on all aspects of manure management, regulatory resources, technical assistance for Minnesota residents, a workshop and training calendar and links to other manure management Web sites.

Agricultural Environmental Management   html

USDA. NAL. Water Quality Information Center.

A collection of bibliographies, links to online documents and external links to information about environmental aspects of water resources and agriculture including Manure Management, Pest Management and Precision Agriculture.