Soil testing for Manure Management

This Univ. of Arkansas fact sheet explains “Testing soil for nutrients is an integral part of nutrient management planning for the use of animal manure as fertilizer.  Nutrient management planning has been adopted as a requirement in virtually all the state and federal environmental laws related to confined livestock operations in Arkansas.”   These include State regulation #5 and state laws defining nutrient sensitive areas, as well as the Federal Animal Feeding Operation Regulation.

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