How Much Is Poultry Litter Worth?
AbstractLand-applying poultry litter to nutrient-deficient soils instead of commercial fertilizer could absorb nutrients from concentrated poultry production areas and help crop farmers. A survey of potential litter users showed that although farmers have used/are interested in using litter, there are still some problems that prevent the market from fully developing.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Southern Agricultural Economics Association in its series 2006 Annual Meeting, February 5-8, 2006, Orlando, Florida with number 35319.
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poultry litter; survey; nutrient excess; new markets; Agribusiness;
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