By J. L. Hatfield, Bobby A. Stewart
This distinctive publication examines the worthwhile features of animal waste as a soil source - no longer easily as an agricultural spinoff with minimum functional use. subject matters contain o different types of cattle waste - swine, fowl, dairy o tools and administration of waste usage o garage, dealing with, processing and alertness of animal waste o providing crop foodstuff o economics of waste usage o new modeling and administration options o nonpoint resource pollutants, water caliber, leaching, and air caliber
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Some institutions, such as government supported research and development efforts, are proactive in influencing producers’ responses. These exogenous economic forces at the consumer and producer level have a powerful influence on livestock production and point and nonpoint pollution emanating from livestock facilities. Consumer preferences as reflected in the marketplace are the ultimate driving force for the scale of economic activity in any industry, and nonpoint and point source pollution are determined most fundamentally by these preferences.
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Animal Waste Utilization: Effective Use of Manure as a Soil Resource by J. L. Hatfield, Bobby A. Stewart