A. EFC Systems' manure management plan (MMP) workflow manager, MMP360, is the most comprehensive tool available for turning your raw data into a completed MMP form. It's the only tool that automates the steps required to complete an Iowa MMP (Iowa DNR Form 542-4000). Developing an Iowa MMP currently takes four to eight hours and requires special training to properly perform the required analyses.
MMP360's workflow manager can help you complete an Iowa MMP in 30 minutes or less with no training. MMP360's workflow manager provides a secure account management system that stores data across years to simplify the submission of annual updates and streamline the submission of full plans, which are required every four years.
A. Those forms will be available on MMP360 and they will be automatically emailed to you prior to when your yearly MMP update is due.
A. Upon completion of your report you will download a copy and submit it to the Iowa DNR.
A. Refer to the regulations specified by the Iowa DNR to determine if a manure management plan is required.
A. Yes, MMP360 computes both your fields RUSLE2 and P-Index for you and they are included in your original file on your My Reports.
A. There is no difference in the RUSLE2 results between a multiyear rotation and a single year rotation.
A. This rate is chosen based upon what zone the location of the field is in following the guidelines set by the Iowa DNR Appendix A5.
A. MMP360 uses the latest information available from the SSURGO database to calculate the slope length and average slope steepness.
A. The weather information for MMP360's As Applied Record Keeping comes from forecast.io which uses an aggregate of many high quality weather sources such as NOAA’s NEXRAD system which provided resolutions at 1-4 KMs in the Continental US.
A. Yes, plat maps are included in your original file on your My Reports page.
A. Two separate page ones will be created: one for liquid manure production phases and one for solid manure production phases.
A. No, you and your applicator will need to determine these setback distances for manure application as defined by the Iowa DNR in footnote ee of form 542-4000.
A. Go to our Account Registration and fill out the required information.
A. If you choose to delete your account than all associated reports will also be deleted.
A. Go to our Forgot your Password page and enter in your email address.
A. After to many incorrect attempts your account is locked for its own protection. You will receive an email informing you of this action and the appropriate steps needed to unlock it.
A. Please contact Customer Support with your invoice number within 120 days of the payment.
A. Currently MMP360 works for animal feeding operations that apply manure only in the state of Iowa.
A. Depending on your specific animal feeding operation additional information maybe be uploaded to MMP360 such as manure analysis, field agreements, yield methods, tile intake documentation, and soil fertility data.
A. The original file is your complete manure management plan in pdf form while the complete report file includes the manure management plan plus any other information the you have uploaded such as other required documentation.
A. The zip file contains the complete manure management plan including all other user uploaded required documentation assembled as a pdf. You can open a zip file by double clicking the compressed folder and dragging the file from the compressed folder to a new location.
A. A PDF is a file format that provides an electronic image of text or text and graphics that looks like a printed document and can be viewed, printed, and electronically transmitted. To open a pdf download Adobe Reader
A. MMP360 works in all major browsers such as Internet Explorer, Chrome, Safari, and Firefox. Also, because MMP360 is web based it works on any major operating system with an internet connection.
A. Yes, MMP360 works on any mobile device with an internet connection.
A. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or contact us through the live chat feature on MMP360.com between the hours of 9 am- 4 pm CT Monday-Friday. Also, submit any questions on our Contact Us page.