How to make the most of manure? : Handbook on good manure management practices
Manure is a valuable resource that should be managed efficiently to make use of its valuable nutrients and to minimize losses. Besides nutrients, manure is also a source of organic matter that is vital for good soil quality. When increasing the organic matter content in the soil, its microbial activity, structure, nitrogen (N) delivery and water holding capacity are improved.
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Myrbeck, Åsa; Rodhe, Lena; Hellstedt, Maarit; Kulmala, Airi; Laakso, Johanna; Lehn, Friederike; Nørregaard Hansen, Martin; Luostarinen, Sari (Eesti Maaülikool, 2019)These instructions for manure sampling were formulated within the project Manure Standards (Advanced manure Standards for sustainable nutrient management and reduced emissions, Interreg Project No #R057) with the aim of ...
Changes in soil properties and possibilities of reducing environmental risks due to the application of biological activators in conditions of very heavy soils Šařec, P.; Látal, O.; Novák, P.; Holátko, J.; Novák, V.; Dokulilová, T.; Brtnický, M. (2020)This study aims at verifying the effect of farmyard manure (FYM) and of selected activators (Z'fix and NeoSol) on changes of soil properties. Their application should lead to improvement of soil physical properties and ...
Järvan, Malle (Estonian Academic Agricultural Society, 2018)Organic agriculture is a production system which relies on ecological processes. In the organic farming systems, it is important to improve soil fertility and to protect soil physical condition for its healthy functioning. ...