Feed preperation, handling and storage

Confined Animal Facility
Dairy | Beef | Poultry | Other
Farm Crop
Field Crop | Orchard Crop

Feed Preparation, Storage, and Handling

EMISSION SOURCE TYPE:

Feed Preparation, Storage, and Handling

CONTROL TYPE:

BACM

KEY POLLUTANT:

PM10

DESCRIPTION(S):

The following are practices that can be used to reduce PM10 emissions:

Boot or Sock: load feed into storage bins using a sock or boot in the feed delivery truck auger.

Feeding Near Dusk: reduces dust generating behaviors of animals.

Restrict Hay Grinding Activities: avoid hay grinding activities during the windiest times of the day, which are typically in the afternoons.

Wet Feed During Mixing: increase moisture feed levels to reduce excessive dust.

Wet Material in Feedwagon: avoid placing only dry material in feedwagons; rather mix wet feed with dryfeed material.

PLEASE REFER TO THE FOLLOWING FOR DETAILED RULES OR INFORMATION:

Please note that many of the documents listed are in Adobe PDF format. To view or print these files you may need to download the free Adobe Reader.

San Joaquin Valley Unified APCD List of Conservation Management Practices (pdf)

San Joaquin Valley Unified APCD CMP Handbook for Poultry Operations (pdf)

San Joaquin Valley Unified APCD Rule 4550 – Conservation Management Practices (pdf)

South Coast AQMD Rule 1186 – PM10 Emissions from Paved and Unpaved Roads, and Livestock Operations (pdf)