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Manure Share is a manure exchange program that brings gardeners and landscapers searching for organic materials for use in composting or field applications in contact with livestock owners who have excess manure.
This site provides youth and adults the opportunity to quiz themselves about dairy, beef, horses, sheep and forages.
Swine Waste: Economical and Environmental Treatment Alternatives (SWEETA)
The SWEETA website includes economic comparisons of using inorganic fertilizer, raw slurry and compost as a soil amendment for corn production, based on actual costs and nutrient analyses.
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