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MI tour features manure, no till, cover crops


August 5, 2011
By Farm and Dairy

slurryseeding02August 4, 2011, East
Lansing, MI – A free plot tour being held August 26 from 10 a.m. to noon at
Blight Farms, 24010 Division Drive, Albion, MI, will demonstrate firsthand how
nutrients from manure applications can be captured, held and recycled to the
following season.

August 4, 2011, East
Lansing, MI – A free plot tour being held August 26 from 10 a.m. to noon at
Blight Farms, 24010 Division Drive, Albion, MI, will demonstrate firsthand how
nutrients from manure applications can be captured, held and recycled to the
following season.

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MSU Extension researcher
Tim Harrigan planted plots into a wheat stubble field using slurry seeding,
which uses a combination of low disturbance tillage, hog manure and cover crop
seed planted all in one pass. The plots include turnips and radishes, alone,
and in combination with oats, both with and without manure, and drilled
compared to slurry seeding.

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