Recycling composted poultry manure to grow various crops

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer
Funds awarded in 1997: $5,782.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1997
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $4,866.00
Region: Northeast
State: New York
Project Leader:


  • Agronomic: soybeans, wheat


  • Energy: general energy

    Proposal summary:

    Kurt Kreher, will evaluate alternatives, such as pelleting or blending to soil test recommendations, for marketing composted poultry manure to farms in need of the nutrients. His goal is to demonstrate to other poultry and livestock producers that composted manure is a value-added product that can successfully compete with commercial fertilizers.

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