Nutrient Management/Manure Management Tools
Information required for Nutrient Management Plans under the 2017 Permit.
- Initial nutrient management plans: form SD-CPA-63. Enable macros upon opening.
A nutrient management plan must be developed and submitted as part of the permit application for producers seeking permit coverage for their operation.
- Manure application rates: form SD-CPA-8 or SD-CPA-63. Enable macros upon opening.
Producers with EQIP contracts or using fields with elevated phosphorus levels can use one of these worksheets to calculate annual application rates. These calculations must be completed before land application of manure occurs and a copy of all calculations must be kept to comply with permit requirements.
- Alternative Crops & Handling Practices: Alternative Crops & Handling Options.
- Manure Application Rates: manure application rates (and instruction sheet).
These calculations must be completed before land application of manure occurs and a copy of all calculations must be kept to comply with permit requirements.
- Winter Application Buffers: Buffer Zone Determination Map for Winter Application of Nutrients
Winter application maps including proper setbacks must be submitted to the department for winter application. Winter applications of nutrients must be set back a minimum of 300 feet from surface waters or water conveyances and a minimum of 1,000 feet from any National Hydrography Dataset (NHD) named lakes, rivers, or perennial streams which are identified in red on the map above.
Topeka Shiner Map - This map was developed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to identify streams where Topeka Shiners have been observed or have potentially occupied and must be used to determine if an Endangered Species Action Plan will need to be submitted with a permit application for the 2017 General Permit.
Proper manure management is an essential part of complying with the department's general permit.The following educational materials can assist producers in properly managing their manure.