NEWMOA FACT SHEET Beneficial Use of Wood Ash on Agricultural Land

Tom Miles

NEWMOA FACT SHEET: Beneficial Use of Wood Ash on Agricultural Land
April 6, 2001, Northeast Waste Management Officals Association

This fact sheet is intended to provide general information to potential users of unadulterated1 wood
combustion ash as an agricultural amendment. It is the responsibility of the producer and user of the ash to determine the appropriateness of a particular application and to select applicable tests and
specifications to facilitate its use and environmental protection. Potential users of unadulterated wood
combustion ash on agricultural land should contact the appropriate state regulatory program to identify specific use conditions and permit requirements. A listing of state contacts is located at the end of this fact sheet.