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Poultry manure offers potential fertilizer savings

May 14, 2012  by Farmers Weekly

May 11, 2012 – Until now, substituting artificial fertilizer with livestock manures for potatoes has been a fairly unscientific art. This year, a trial is taking place to assess the potential for significant cost savings.

The growers are all part of a Sainsbury’s potato development group formed to look at a range of issues in the supply chain. Steered by marketing outfit, Greenvale, the group has been split into regional teams each exploring a different angle – cultivations, water use, storage and nutrition. READ MORE


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