MontFARM - Montana Feedlot Annualized Runoff Model
A Water Quality Assessment Tool
MontFARM is a water quality risk assessment tool for evaluating the pollution potential of an Animal Feeding Operation.
If you encounter any problems with the files provided on this page, please contact Karen Hoffman at 406-587-6842.
Who Is MontFARM For?
MontFARM is for small and medium open lot animal feeding operations. Its user friendly input/output format can be used by specialists, consultants, agency officials, as well as owners and operators.
What Is MontFARM?
MontFARM is an assessment tool used to evaluate the pollution hazard of an open lot animal feeding operation. It is science-based, objective, and easy to use.
When Can MontFARM Be Used?
Version 1.2 is available now! It is a Montana-adapted version of MinnFARM, a university-supported spreadsheet tool, used successfully in Minnesota to assess animal feeding operations.
Why Is MontFARM Needed?
How Is MontFARM Used?
MontFARM estimates annual pollutant loading for common nutrient and organic measures. The annual pollutant load is converted to a severity index on a scale of 0 (extremely low risk) to 100 (extremely high risk). Input data required include:
Last Modified: 01/20/2012