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Environmental aspects of manure management including social aspects. Conflicts can arise from the nuisance of odors from livestock and poultry operations, fish kills in water bodies, or the pollution potential of surface or groundwater that results from poor manure management. These concerns have created strained relationships between animal agriculture and the general public. To avoid or repair these relationships, it is important that we manage manure and other agricultural wastes associated with animal production in a responsible manner.