Shepherd, Mark; Philipps, Lois and Webb, John (2002) Tools for managing manure nutrients. In: Powell, Jane and et al., (Eds.) Proceedings of the UK Organic Research 2002 Conference, Organic Centre Wales, Institute of Rural Studies, University of Wales Aberystwyth, pp. 165-168.
Manures are a valuable source of nutrients (and organic matter), and can be seen as a method of transferring nutrients around the farm (for homeproduced manures) or as a method of importing fertility (imported manures or composts). Good manure management offers a ‘win-win’ opportunity: benefits to soil fertility and benefits to the environment (less pollution). This paper describes two tools for manure nutrient planning: the use of look-up tables to assess nutrient content, and the development of a Decision Support Tool for describing nutrient transformations during manure management.
|EPrint Type:||Conference paper, poster, etc.|
|Type of presentation:||Paper|
|Keywords:||Colloquium of organic researchers, COR, Manures, nutrient management, resource use, decision support|
|Subjects:|| Knowledge management > Education, extension and communication|
Farming Systems > Farm nutrient management
|Research affiliation:|| UK|
UK > Organic Research Centre (ORC) - Elm Farm
UK > Colloquium of Organic Researchers (COR) > COR 2002
UK > ADAS
|Deposited By:||Powell, Ms Jane|
|Deposited On:||28 Apr 2006|
|Last Modified:||12 Apr 2010 07:33|
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