THERE'S MORE TO MANURE THAN MEETS THE NOSE. Livestock manure makes a great natural fertilizer and soil conditioner. It helps build healthy soils that are rich in organic matter and full of life — both above and below the ground. Follow your nose and you'll see that farmers have begun preparing their fields for spring planting. They use best management practices to make sure that spreading manure does not impact local waters and the Chesapeake Bay. Learn how a family-owned dairy farm in Maryland is protecting water quality (USDA website).
Hans SchmidtAssistant SecretaryResource ConservationTelephone: 410.841.5865Fax: 410.841.5736
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