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The art of composting animal manure


October 20, 2014, Carrington, ND – Livestock producers have a valuable asset at their disposal – the manure produced from their animals.

And by taking a little extra time and putting that manure through the composting process, they can reduce the amount of material they have to spread on the field, reduce the likelihood of pollution and benefit the crops and soils.

Producers recently had a chance to brush up on their composting skills at a Nutrient Management Day at the Carrington Research Extension Center. Ryan Odenbach, watershed coordinator for the Stutsman County Soil Conservation District led the discussion on proper composting methods. READ MORE