Land application considerations for animal manure
Manure should always be spread or irrigated uniformly on fields with consideration given to the proper application rate. Nutrient losses, pollution potential and odor are reduced if manure is incorporated into the soil as soon as possible after spreading. In the case of irrigated lagoon effluent, incorporation occurs if the soil is dry enough for the liquid to soak in and the application rate does not exceed the infiltration rate of the soil.
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