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Nutrient availability in poultry manure

Poultry litter can provide a significant supply of nutrients for crop production. Poultry litter should serve as an excellent complement to commercial nitrogen fertilizers. However, phosphorus content is usually high, and application rates should be based on phosphorus levels to minimize potential surface water contamination. Learn more in this article.

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Calculating the value of poultry litter and proper storage considerations

The use of poultry litter can contribute to reducing the cost of fertilizer inputs for many operations, depending on the price and transportation cost of the litter. This article explains how to estimate the value of poultry litter and offers recommendations for proper storage.

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