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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

National Program 214: Agricultural and Industrial Byproducts
Action Plan 2009-2013
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Action Plan: National Program 214
Agricultural and Industrial Byproducts


The goal of the Utilization of Manure and Other Agricultural and Industrial Byproducts National Program is to effectively and safely manage and use manure and other agricultural and industrial byproducts in ways that maximize their potential benefits while protecting the environment and human and animal health.

Research Components

The Agricultural and Industrial Byproducts National Program is organized into four components:
1. Management, Enhancement, and Utilization of Manure Nutrients and Resources
2. Manure Pathogens and Pharmaceutically Active Compounds (PACs)
3. Atmospheric Emissions
4. Developing Beneficial Uses of Agricultural, Industrial, and Municipal Byproducts


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Last Modified: 8/11/2016
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