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New MD rules permit applying manure to soybeans


November 3, 2010
By Delmarva Farmer

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November 2, 2010,
Annapolis, MD — After discussions with the agriculture community, agronomists,
and the University of Maryland scientists, the Maryland Department of
Agriculture is allowing farmers with livestock to apply manure to meet the
phosphorus needs of their soybean crop.
November 2, 2010,
Annapolis, MD — After discussions with the agriculture community, agronomists,
and the University of Maryland scientists, the Maryland Department of
Agriculture
is allowing farmers with livestock to apply manure to meet the
phosphorus needs of their soybean crop.

Although farmers may use
manure nutrients up to the phosphorus crop removal rate, manure applications
may not provide more than 50 pounds of nitrogen per acre.

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