Grant money to help teach farmers how to use onsite manure as fertilizer
June 19, 2018 by WTOL 11
Hancock County, Ohio – State grant money will be used to showcase a new way for local farmers to fertilize their fields.
This time of year, when cornstalks are becoming fully emerged, farmers will usually fertilize their crops with nitrogen rich fertilizer.
But a new system is being demonstrated for local farmers through the Ohio State University Extension office. Manure from the farms swine barn is pumped across the field and a special arm tool on a tractor incorporates the manure directly into the soil. | READ MORE