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Keeping track of manure nutrients in dairy pastures

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dc.creator Oregon State University. Extension Service
dc.creator Washington State University. Extension
dc.creator University of Idaho. Extension
dc.creator Downing, Troy (Troy Woerner)
dc.creator Pacific Northwest Cooperative Extension
dc.date.accessioned 2011-04-06T14:51:42Z
dc.date.available 2011-04-06T14:51:42Z
dc.date.issued 2001-08
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1957/20746
dc.description Published August 2001. Reviewed August 2012. Please check for up-to-date information in the OSU Extension Catalog: http://extension.oregonstate.edu/catalog en
dc.description en_US
dc.description.abstract Keeping track of nutrient levels in dairy pastures has become an important part of farm management plans. The current recommendation is to fertilize pastures at a level to replace, in equal measure, the nutrients removed through grazing or cutting each year. The Confined Animal Feeding Operations Program (CAFO) run by the Oregon Department of Agriculture assumes that most livestock facilities apply manure at agronomic rates for nitrogen. Thus, they expect CAFO operations to make sure the amount of nitrogen applied to a field each year equals the amount removed. For operations with grazing animals, determining manure application rates and forage consumption can be challenging. This publication will help you work through this process. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher [Covallis, Or.] : Oregon State University Extension Service en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries PNW (Series) en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries 549 en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries PNW en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries 549 en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Dairy cattle -- Manure -- Application en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Manures -- Application en_US
dc.title Keeping track of manure nutrients in dairy pastures en_US
dc.type Technical Report en_US
dc.description.peerreview yes en_US


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