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Effect of hog manure on soil phosphorus forms
Application of livestock manure can benefit crop production as a valuable source of nitrogen (Bandel and Fox 1984; Campbell et al. 1986; Chase et al. 1991). However, phosphorus is not a negligible factor as phosphorus in ...
Short-rotation willow productivity and nutrient dynamics after three years of irrigation and fertilization
Purpose-grown shrub willow (Salix spp.) represents a viable bioenergy feedstock; however, there needs to be sufficient biomass production to support the economic viability of these plantations. The objective of this ...
Effect of uniformity of land application of solid cattle manure on crop yield and soil nitrate
Equipment used in Western Canada to apply solid cattle manure (SCM) are known to exhibit uneven uniformity of distribution of material. For organic bio-solid manures to be a viable supplement or alternative to chemical ...
Greenhouse gas emissions from land application of manure
Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from agricultural activities such as land application of livestock manure cannot be ignored when assessing overall emissions from anthropogenic sources. The magnitude of these emissions ...
Manure, crops, and soil health
Hog and cattle manure additions in the Black Soil Zone of Saskatchewan: agronomic considerations
Experiments were conducted in 1997 at two sites (Burr and Dixon) in the Black soil zone, east - central Saskatchewan, to examine the effects of different rates and methods of application of swine and cattle manure applied ...