On-Farm Composting of Livestock Manure

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 1994: $2,500.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1996
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $85,609.00
Region: North Central
State: Michigan
Project Coordinator:


  • Agronomic: corn, oats, hay
  • Animal Products: dairy


  • Animal Production: manure management, feed/forage
  • Crop Production: municipal wastes, organic fertilizers, application rate management
  • Education and Training: farmer to farmer, networking
  • Farm Business Management: budgets/cost and returns
  • Soil Management: organic matter, soil analysis, composting, soil quality/health
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