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Managing to get maximum benefit from swine manure

Managing to get maximum benefit from swine manure

As harvest begins, farms across Iowa will begin pumping manure from the pits of swine barns. There are several steps farmers can take to get the most out of manure as a fertilizer source, according to industry experts.

A firm crust or solids build-up in manure pits can mean increased time spent agitating pits, lower nutrient utilization and higher application costs, says...




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