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Manuresheds – Moving Manure Back to Fields and Pastures

By   /  July 6, 2020  /  Pasture Health, Soil  /  2 Comments

We’ve all heard the term “watersheds.” We use it to describe a land area that channels rainfall and snowmelt to creeks, streams, and rivers. It helps us think about all the resources in one place and how they are distributed. Now, scientists are using that same concept to look at how we can reconnect livestock […]

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For Perfect Strawberries…

By   /  June 29, 2020  /  The Funnies  /  Comments Off on For Perfect Strawberries…

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Can Manure Be Made Into Toilet Paper?

By   /  April 13, 2020  /  The Classic by NatGLC  /  Comments Off on Can Manure Be Made Into Toilet Paper?

This article was first published in April of 2018. With everything going on, I thought it was timely. Enjoy! Alexander Bismarck was vacationing in small village on Crete when he had an “Ah Ha” moment. He was watching goats grazing summer-dry grass when he realized that what comes out in the end is partially digested […]

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Dung Beetle Facts

By   /  February 3, 2020  /  The Classic by NatGLC  /  3 Comments

While the narrator in this first video has some issues with what the dung beetle does and how it does it, there’s some great information in here about the life cycle of the dung beetle. Enjoy! Need something a little more serious? This next video covers how much manure cows produce, (18 kilos = 40 […]

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What Is Manure Doing For Your Soil?

By   /  January 27, 2020  /  Pasture Health, Soil  /  1 Comment

Would you like to reduce runoff and soil erosion? Would you benefit from soils that absorb more water, making your pastures more resilient to drought? Do you want to prevent phosphorus contamination of nearby waterways? Then you want stable soil aggregates, and to get there you want manure! Soil aggregates are individual soil particles that […]

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