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A few quick tips on using poultry litter


December 23, 2013
By Southeast Farm Press

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December 23, 2013 – About 10 million tons of poultry litter is generated annually in the U.S. Georgia, being the top poultry state, provides about 20 to 25 percent of it. It’s most common use is for land application or fertilizer for crops and pastures, but farmers need to handle right.

Poultry litter’s fertilizer value runs more than $80 per ton, according to a 2011 University of Georgia survey and study about the use of poultry litter among south Georgia crop producers. READ MORE