Calibration is key to spreading manure for maximum effectiveness

Ledbetter, Kay
November 2011
Southwest Farm Press;11/3/2011, Vol. 38 Issue 21, p21
Trade Publication
The article discusses the development of calibration tools for the effectiveness of manure distribution in an agricultural field in Texas. According to Dr. Brent Auvermann, AgriLife Extension environmental systems specialist, the main purpose of the project is to demonstrate how management practices can be used to protect water quality. In addition, the project aims to prevent or mitigate nonpoint source water pollution through the use of management practices for manure and compost application.


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