The author is the president of Menke Consulting LLC, an agronomic and environmental consulting firm in Greenville, Ohio.
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I have developed countless manure management plans over the past 44 years. They all boil down to three basic principles: quantity, quality, and opportunity
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You’ve got a problem, and we’ve got the solution!” How many times has that statement made you bristle? Often, we deny that we have a problem but readily admit better solutions might be...
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There was a period of time when phosphorus was rarely a consideration with manure applications — it was all about nitrogen. Now nitrogen is a secondary consideration and phosphorus is paramount.&nbs
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Over 40 years ago, I told a client not to put any fertilizer on his corn crop — zero — after a liberal application of poultry manure. Five months later, a record corn yield was seen