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Agricultural Pollution Prevention/Mitigation Assistance

Code: BD-2600.0500-040

Programs that provide information, technical assistance and support to help agricultural establishments comply with regulations for the control of farming wastes including runoff and leaching of pesticides and fertilizers, erosion and dust from plowing; and improper disposal of animal manure and carcasses, crop residues and debris. Other contaminants may include growth regulating chemicals, mulching materials, pathogenic microorganisms, heavy metals, allergens and salts from de-icing operations on roadways.

See Also:

Pesticide/Herbicide Control (JD-6500.1800-650)