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What’s manure really worth?

October 6, 2014  by The Cattle Site

October 6, 2014 – Manure has some value based solely on its nutrient composition, but how much is it really worth?

Dr. Brad Joern, Professor at Purdue University, shared the factors that impact the value of manure at an educational seminar at the 2014 World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wisconsin, USA.

“The actual value of manure depends on many factors, including when, where, how, how much and how well that manure is applied,” he said. “Without a manure analysis you really don’t have any idea how many nutrients are present in your box, side slinger or honey wagon spreader.” READ MORE



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