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Managing Manure on Organic Farms

Shepherd, Mark; Gibbs, Paul and Philipps, Lois (2002) Managing Manure on Organic Farms. ADAS Gleadthorpe Research Centre and Elm Farm Research Centre, Mansfield and Newbury.

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Online at: http://www.rothamsted.ac.uk/sites/default/files/Booklet4ManuresOrganic.pdf

Summary

The booklet provides information on typical nutrient contents of livestock manures – from organic and ‘conventional’ sources; describes the availability of manure nutrients to the growing crop; outlines best management practices to optimise manure nutrient supply and outlines best management practices to optimise manure nutrient supply.
It draws on scientific research undertaken in the 1990, much of it in the UK, and most of it funded by DEFRA.


EPrint Type:Book
Agrovoc keywords:
LanguageValueURI
EnglishNutrientshttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_5274
EnglishFarmyard manurehttp://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_2810
Subjects: Soil > Nutrient turnover
Research affiliation: UK > ADAS
UK > Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA)
UK > Organic Research Centre (ORC) - Elm Farm
Deposited By: Padel, Dr Susanne
ID Code:24819
Deposited On:08 Dec 2013 16:35
Last Modified:08 Dec 2013 16:35
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed
Additional Publishing Information:The booklet is no longer available in printed format

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