Composting Horse Manure for Environmental and Economic Benefits

Brian LeBlanc, Franze, Carol D., Urick, Lacey S, Carney, Jr., William A., Sheffield, Ron, Moreira, Vinicius R.

Composting is a great way to convert horse manure into a more desirable product. Composting produces a material that can be used as a low-grade fertilizer, mulch for reducing weed infestation and soil amendment for retaining soil moisture. Land application of compost is also more environmentally friendly than stacking horse waste in low-lying areas and sinkholes or applying it directly to pastures. (PDF Format Only)
8/26/2009 12:12:46 AM
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