Not All Manure is Created Equal

Manure types
A visual representation of various manures' nitrogen (N), phosphorus (P), and potassium (K) contents compared to volume of organic matter and water.

Not All Manure is Created Equal

Chicken, beef cattle, swine, and dairy cows all produce manure. All of these manure types are valuable, but are they equal? Absolutely not. I could rank them by smell, another person might rank by nutrient content, another person by their proximity to them, and yet someone else could separate them for their ability to influence soil health characteristics. This article will discuss a little about the different kinds of manure and explain why not all of this valuable product is created equal.

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