Considerations for early winter manure application
November 28, 2013 – Farms with livestock have the unique advantage of producing a valuable by-product, manure, which has many of the nutrients required for crop production.
In order for these nutrients to be available to support crop growth, manure has to be applied with consideration for timing, method and rate. While all these factors are important, properly timing manure application while the soil is frozen and/or snow-covered is critical to protecting surface water quality and reducing nutrient loss from fields. READ MORE