Sampling Manure for Nutrient Management

Author: Federal
Media Type: Document
Water Monitoring Keywords: Field Methods, Data Analysis
Watershed 101 Keywords: Water Quality and Pollution, Restoration and BMPs
Water Resource Type: Broadly Applicable
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Specific Agency Author: Natural Resources and Conservation Services (NRCS)

By determining the nutrient content of manure sources, producers can adjust the amount of commercial fertilizer needed to meet crop requirements. With the cost of commercial fertilizers steadily increasing, the use of manure as a nutrient source reduces inputs to crop production.