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compost and manure

Manure Management for Equine Owners

Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Kindred Spirits horse Farm
Manure happens - from a 1000lb horse 40-50 lbs of it a day! Learn how to best manage manure on your farm to meet upcoming regulations while make manure work for your pastures. NRCS (Natural Resource Conservation Service) will also be discussing cost share programs available to help with manure...

Sampling Manure for Nutrient Content

Deciphering nutrients from manure.

Gardener Alert! Beware of Herbicide- Contaminated Compost and Manure

As gardeners know- “it all starts with the soil”. Improving soil quality with organic matter is essential for growing healthy plants. Many of us rely on manure and compost to improve soil structure and add slow-release nutrients. Unfortunately, even these natural materials can become contaminated...
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