Manure as a Source of Crop Nutrients and Soil Amendment

What Is Manure Worth Compared to Commercial Fertilizer?

Animal manure is considered an agricultural commodity that can be utilized as a fertilizer source for pastureland, cropland and hay production. Manure is recognized as an excellent source of the plant nutrients nitrogen (N), phosphorus (P) and potassium (K).…

Business Arrangements for Manure Offsite Transfer

Why Are Business Agreements Important?

Regardless of whether manure will be land applied for crop production, composted for use in nurseries, or used to generate methane, if the manure moves out of the business where it was produced, a business arrangement has been used. Business arrangements need two willing participants, a way that they can meet, agreed on terms and price, and a document spelling out expectations and responsibilities.…