Manure Management Workshop

Thursday, March 2, 2023 – 8:30AM-3:30PM

All Pennsylvania farms generating or applying manure MUST have a Manure Management Plan.

We can help! Attend this workshop to receive guided assistance in writing your Manure Management Plan.

Doors open at 8:00AM. Program starts promptly at 8:30AM. Includes 1 hour lunch break. Attendees may bring a lunch or visit a local restaurant.

**Snow date: March 9, 2023**


York County Conservation District
2401 Pleasant Valley Road
York, PA 17402


Registration is FREE but required by February 24, 2023.

Please register below:

What to Bring

In order to successfully complete a Manure Management Plan at this workshop, please bring as much of the following information as possible about your operation:

  • Current Farm Maps (Hand-drawn, aerial photography or computer generated maps are acceptable. Options for computer generated maps include, or FSA maps
  • Farm Boundaries
  • Road Names (adjacent & within farm)
  • Individual Fields & Pastures Information (boundaries, identification & acreage)
  • Streams, Ponds, Wells, Sinkholes, Swales, Ditches
  • Manure Storage/Stacking Location
  • Farm Acres (owned and rented); Acres of cropland & pasture under your management control
  • Animal Types and Numbers (Examples — 5 beef cows, 5 calves, 2 steers, 1 bull, 20 layer chickens, 5 sows and litter, 50 wean to finish pigs, 1 boar, 10 ewes, 1 ram, 15 lambs, 100 dairy cows, 20 heifers, 20 calves, 2 mature horses, 1 yearling horse, 1 two-year old horse, 1 foal, 2 mature alpacas)
  • Manure and Application Information
    • Description, size and location of manure storages and manure stacking areas
    • Time/season, method of application and incorporation from each storage
    • Your application rates
  •  Crop Information
    • Current soil test reports within 3 years. Soil test reports are not required, but having current soil tests will make planning more efficient and specific to your farm.
    • Crops grown, rotation and average crop yields
    • Crops that receive manure
  • Calculator, Pencil, Pen, Colored Pencils, Markers, Highlighters