Agricultural Waste Management

What Is Agricultural Waste?

The Definition

Agricultural waste is waste produced as a result of various agriculturaloperations. It includes manure and other wastes from farms, poultry houses and slaughterhouses; harvest waste; fertilizer run- off from fields; pesticides that enter into water, air or soils; and salt and silt drained from fields.

Agricultural Waste

Agricultural Waste is unwanted or unsalable materials produced wholly from agricultural operations directly related to the growing of crops or raising of animals for the primary purpose of making a profit or for a livelihood. Some examples of agricultural waste include: Grape Vines. Fruit Bearing Trees.

Agricultural Waste is a result of disposal of industrial and agricultural waste in local bodies of water. The process of agricultural pollution becomes harder to fight when such water poisons the livestock and causes crop failure. 3. Soil Erosion and Sedimentation: Further problems are caused by soil erosion and sedimentatio

Agricultural waste

Managing Agricultural Waste

Supporting Documents

Supporting document created by CIWM on Agricultural Waste Legislation

Supporting Documents

Supporting document from Scotland environmental protection agency on agricultural Waste

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