June 10 2020 01:08 PM


The Swedish city of Lund used manure as a way to encourage social distancing amid the COVID-19 pandemic. City workers applied 2,204 pounds of chicken manure across the city’s main park as fertilizer to discourage groups from congregating during a public holiday. The nation has banned gatherings of more than 50 people, so city officials hoped that the smell of the poultry litter would keep people from visiting the park.

This article appeared in the May 2020 issue of Journal of Nutrient Management on page 4.
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