This follows last spring’s order by the Delaware Department of Agriculture to restrict the movement and application of poultry litter in two counties to control the spread of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI). The ability to stage litter in preparation for spring application will help farmers who faced storage limitations while still reducing litter movement when HPAI risk is anticipated to be greatest.
This article appeared in the November 2022 issue of Journal of Nutrient Management on page 5. Not a subscriber? Click to get the print magazine.