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This particular e-book examines the useful facets of animal waste as a soil source - no longer easily as an agricultural derivative with minimum sensible use. subject matters contain o kinds of cattle waste - swine, chicken, dairy o tools and administration of waste usage o garage, dealing with, processing and alertness of animal waste o offering crop meals o economics of waste usage o new modeling and administration concepts o nonpoint resource toxins, water caliber, leaching, and air caliber

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The intent was not to provide a solution to manure mismanagement. It was to provide a different perspective on why this problem continues to persist. Solutions to manure mismanagement will not be found solely within engineering, economic, or environmental dimensions. By now it should be clear that insights from the behavioral dimension need to be integrated into these other perspectives. It is in that domain, one where the situation of the livestock farmer is initially and integrally appraised, where realistic and workable solutions will be found.

33 Fundamental Economics Forces at the Consumer and Producer Levels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 III. Financial Evaluation at the Firm Level . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 IV. Society’s Concern: Is Nonpoint Source Pollution Excessive? . . . 40 V. What Can Be Done About Nonpoint Source Pollution? . . . . . 43 VI. Other Factors and Government Policies Affecting Nonpoint Source Pollution .

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