FOOD, DRUGS, AND OIL
DAIRY ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL ACT
37-606. dairy Nutrient management plan. (1) Each dairy farm shall have a dairy nutrient management plan that is approved by the department and included in the dairy farm’s environmental management plan. The dairy nutrient management plan shall be implemented by the dairy farm and enforced by the department to prevent unauthorized discharges, unauthorized releases, violations of state water quality standards, contamination of ground water and surface water, and endangerment to human health and the environment.
(2) The nutrient management plan shall cover the dairy farm site and other land owned and operated by the dairy farm owner or operator to which dairy by-products may be applied. The nutrient management standard shall provide dairy farms with the option of a phosphorous-indexing or phosphorous threshold standard for nutrient management plan implementation.
(3) Nutrient management plans submitted to the department by the dairy farm shall identify each recipient to whom dairy by-products are exported, the amount exported to each recipient, and the number of acres to which they are applied by each recipient. The information provided pursuant to this subsection shall be available to the county in which the dairy farm is located. Only the first recipient of manure compost must be listed in the nutrient management plan.
[37-606, added 2014, ch. 284, sec. 1, p. 722; am. 2015, ch. 141, sec. 79, p. 438; am. 2016, ch. 129, sec. 12, p. 383; am. 2021, ch. 64, sec. 1, p. 196.]