Technical Tools

Farmers work with teams of local AEM resource professionals to the AEM Questionnaire which inventories current activities, future plans and potential environmental concerns. Photo: Sarah Gordon

AEM Worksheets

Tier 1 Questionnaire | word | pdf

Making the Connection Linking Tier 1 to Tier 2 | pdf

Tier 2 Summary | word | pdf

AEM worksheets assist farmers in their environmental efforts by documenting current land stewardship and prioritizing areas of concern. Photo: USDA Millennium Calendar

Core Worksheets (*CNMP related)

Watershed Site Evaluation* | pdf

Agriculture and the Community | pdf

Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Opportunities | pdf

Manure and Fertilizer Management* | pdf

Manure and Fertilizer Storage* | pdf

Heavy Use Areas* | pdf

Silage Storage* | pdf

Process Wash Water* | pdf

Management of Feed Nutrients* | pdf

Water-borne Pathogens* | pdf

Soil Management* | pdf

Pasture Management* | pdf

Waste Disposal* | pdf

Pesticide Use | pdf (draft)

Pesticide Storage, Mixing and Loading | pdf (draft)

Farmstead Water Supply Evaluation | pdf (draft)

Stream and Floodplain Management | pdf

Petroleum Products Storage | pdf (draft)

Forest Management | pdf

Livestock Odor Management* | pdf

Irrigation Water Management | pdf

AEM Tier 2 Information Sheets

Farmstead Water Supply | pdf

Forest Management | pdf

Livestock Heavy Use Area | pdf

Livestock Odor Management | pdf

Management of Feed Nutrients | pdf

Manure and Fertilizer Storage | pdf

Nutrient Management | pdf

Pasture Management | pdf

Pesticide Use | pdf

Pesticide Storage, Mixing and Loading | pdf

Petroleum and Oil Product Storage | pdf

Process Wash Water | pdf

Silage Storage | pdf

Soil Management | pdf

Stream Floodplain Management | pdf

Waste Disposal | pdf

Water Borne Pathogens | pdf

#1 Introduction to Farm & Forest Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Opportunities | pdf

#2 Dairy Manure Storage & Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Opportunities | pdf

#3 Planning for Quantitative Methane Capture and Destruction of Liquid Dairy Manure Storage | pdf

#4 Energy Efficiency & Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Opportunities | pdf

#5 Nitrogen Fertilizer Management & Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Opportunities | pdf

#6 Soil Carbon Management & Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Opportunities | pdf

#7 Forest Management & Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Opportunities | pdf

#8 Glossary of Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Opportunity Terms | pdf

Tier 2 Training Modules

Heavy Use Areas | Vimeo

Soil Management* | Vimeo

Waste Disposal* | Vimeo

Petroleum Products Storage | Vimeo

Pesticide Storage, Mixing and Loading | Vimeo

Pesticide Use | Vimeo

Silage Storage* | Vimeo

Pasture Management* | Vimeo

Water-borne Pathogens* | Vimeo

Process Wash Water* | Vimeo

Forest Management | Vimeo

Livestock Odor Management* | Vimeo

Nutrient Management | Vimeo

Manure and Fertilizer Storage | Vimeo

Management of Feed Nutrients* | Vimeo

Stream and Floodplain Management | Vimeo

Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is just one of the ways AEM benefits greenhouse operations.  Photo: NYSSWCC

Vegetables & Fruits

Vegetables and Small Fruits | pdf

Tree Fruit | pdf

Greenhouse Worksheets

Greenhouse Maintenance | pdf

Greenhouse Pest Management | pdf

Greenhouse Fertilizer Storage | pdf

Horse owners and AEM participants Sarah & Shannon Bower of Stanfordville, NY. Photo courtesy of LHCCD

Horse Operations Worksheets

Wash Rack/Stall and Trailer Wash Area | pdf

Manure Management for Horses | pdf

Horse Farm Outdoor Paddock | pdf

Horse Farm Waterborne Pathogen Management | pdf