AFSRC scientists are researching the safe and optimal use of organic materials such as poultry litter in pasture systems. Dr. Douglas Boyer, Hydrologist, talks with one local farmer about the use of composted turkey litter in his pasture.
Further details about the research can be found at
Boyer, D. G., D. P. Belesky, and K. E. Turner. 2007. Sustainable Turkey Litter Amendments for Mixed Swards Grazed by Sheep in Appalachia: Nitrate Leaching. Journal of Sustainable Agriculture, 29(4):75-86.
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