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Minnesota Conservation Funding Guide


Dead Animal Composting

On-farm livestock mortality composting facility with wood walls and a fabric-covered hoop roof provides biosecurity without odor, rodents or scavengers. Photo MDA
On-farm livestock mortality composting facility with wood walls and a fabric-covered hoop roof provides biosecurity without odor, rodents or scavengers. Photo MDA.

Dead animal composting involves specialized on-farm facilities and practices to completely compost livestock/poultry carcasses on the farm or safely store them until they can be removed for off-farm disposal.

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Guidance from USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service

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See contacts for specific programs that fund this practice in the side-by-side payment comparison or contact your local Soil and Water Conservation District