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  • Backyard composting 

    Cogger, Craig George, 1950-; Sullivan, Dan M. (Dan Matthew), 1954-; Bary, Andy I. (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2017-03)
    Gardeners have long made and used compost because of the way it improves garden soil. Home composting transforms yard debris and food scraps into a valuable soil amendment and closes the recycling loop in our own backyards ...
  • Break-even analysis of small-scale production of pastured organic poultry 

    Painter, Kathleen Marie, 1957-; Myhre, Elizabeth Anne, 1963-; Bary, Andy I.; Cogger, Craig George, 1950-; Jemmett, Whitney (Moscow, Idaho : University of Idaho., 2015-01)
  • Fertilizing farmland with yard trimmings from landscape maintenance 

    Bary, Andy I.; Cogger, Craig George, 1950-; Sullivan, Dan M. (Dan Matthew), 1954- (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University. Extension., 2016-06)
    Application of yard trimmings to agricultural land is an alternative to composting yard trimmings during the spring and early summer months. Most yard trimmings are a beneficial soil amendment because they are a good source ...
  • Fertilizing with Manure 

    Bary, Andy I.; Cogger, Craig George, 1950-; Sullivan, Dan M. (Dan Matthew), 1954- (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University. Extension.Corvallis, Oregon : Oregon State University. Extension Service.Moscow, Idaho : University of Idaho. Extension.Washington, D.C. : U.S. Dept. of Agriculture., 2000-07)
    Another publication in the Farming West of the Cascades series. This is designed for the small to mid-sized crop producer (organic and conventional) to assist the producer in more efficiently managing nutrients from solid ...
  • Fertilizing with manure and other organic amendments 

    Bary, Andy I.; Cogger, Craig George, 1950-; Sullivan, Dan M. (Dan Matthew), 1954- (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University. Extension., 2016-05)
    Are you thinking about using manure to fertilize your farm but want more information? Properly managed manure applications recycle nutrients to crops, improve soil quality, and protect water quality. From deciding whether ...
  • Fertilizing with yard trimmings 

    Cogger, Craig George, 1950-; Bary, Andy I.; Sullivan, Dan M. (Dan Matthew), 1954- (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University. Extension., 2002-02)
    Yard trimmings are a mixture of grass clippings, leaves, woody trimmings, weeds, and soil. Most yard trimmings are beneficial to the soil as they are a good source of plant nutrients and organic matter. This publication ...
  • The field book for dairy manure applicators 

    Bary, Andy I.; Harrison, Joe (Joseph Heywood), 1956-; Sullivan, Dan M. (Dan Matthew), 1954- (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University Extension, 2017-06)
    Field record-keeping is a key part of manure management. It includes: Where manure was applied; How much manure was applied; When manure was applied. Good records help you make the most of your farm’s manure. They give you ...
  • Which Test is Best? Customizing Dairy Manure Nutrient Testing 

    Sullivan, Dan M. (Dan Matthew), 1954-; Cogger, Craig George, 1950-; Bary, Andy I. (Pullman, Washington : Washington State University. Extension.Corvallis, Oregon : Oregon State University. Extension Service.Moscow, Idaho : University of Idaho. Extension.Washington, D.C. : U.S. Dept. of Agriculture., 1997-11)
    Manure is a nutrient resource. To get the most value from this resource, you need accurate information on nutrient content, which means testing manure for content. This bulletin discusses collecting representative manure ...