Timing Manure Application to Avoid Neighbor Nuisances

As we move closer to fall harvest and begin to plan for fall manure applications I thought this article “Timing Manure Application to Avoid Neighbor Nuisances” by Rick Koelsch, University of Nebraska might be of some interest.  The biggest complaint I hear from neighbors near livestock facilities is the manure smell during and after spreading. In “today’s world” ( see whats going on in North Carolina) anything we can do to maintain good neighbor relations will be a benefit to our operations!  As farmers we need to do our part to be a good neighbor as well.  This article provides some useful insight and options to consider when making manure applications throughout the year.

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