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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Abstract

Contributors

Executive Summary
R.J. Wright

Municipal Byproducts
Animal Manures
Industrial Byproducts
Research Needs

Chapter 1. Agricultural Uses of Biosolids and Other Recyclable Municipal Residues
P.D. Millner, L.J. Sikora, D.D. Kaufman, and M.E. Simpson

Quantities and Management of Municipal Solid Residues (MSW) and Biosolids
Value of Recovered Organics as Biofertilizers and Soil Conditioners
Costs of Collecting, Processing, Transporting and Applying MSW
Agronomic Uses of Untreated and Treated Municipal Residues
Horticultural Uses of Untreated and Treated Residues
Other Uses for Treated and Untreated Organic Residues and Byproducts
Potential Barriers and Constraints to Residuals Composting
References

Chapter 2. Management of Manure From Beef Cattle in Feedlots and From Minor Classes of Livestock
B. Eghball and J.F. Power

Manure Production and Composition
Manure Management Systems
Land Application of Manure
Alternative Uses of Cattle Feedlot Manure
Agronomic and Environmental Effects of Manure Application
Effective, Nonpolluting Uses of Cattle Feedlot Manure
Research Needs for Improved Management of Cattle Feedlot Manure
References

Chapter 3. Poultry Manure Management
P.A. Moore, Jr., T.C. Daniel, A.N. Sharpley, and C.W. Wood

Manure Production and Composition
Manure Management Systems
Land Application of Manure
Alternative Uses of Poultry Litter
Agronomic and Environmental Effects of Poultry Manure Application
Improving Management of Poultry Manure
Research Needs for Poultry Manure Management
References

Chapter 4. Swine Manure Management
J.C. Hatfield, M.C. Brumm, and S.W. Melvin

Manure Production and Composition
Manure Management Systems
Manure Handling and Disposal
Land Application of Manure
Effects of Manure on Environmental Quality
Future Outlook on Swine Production and Research Needs
References

Chapter 5. Management of Dairy Cattle Manure
R.K. Hubbard and R.R. Lowrance

Manure Production and Composition
Manure Management Systems
Land Application of Manure
Alternative Uses of Dairy Manure
Agronomic and Environmental Effects of Dairy Cattle Manure Application
Improving Management of Dairy Cattle Manure
References

Chapter 6. Agricultural Uses of Coal Combustion Byproducts
R.F. Korcak

Overview of Combustion and Its Byproducts
Amounts of Byproducts Produced
Chemical Composition of Ash
Organic Composition and Mineralogy of Coal Combustion Byproducts
Nonagricultural Disposal of Coal Combustion Byproducts
Agricultural Effects From the Use of Coal Combustion Byproducts
Summary
Research Needs
References

Chapter 7. Agricultural Uses of Phosphogypsum, Gypsum, and Other Industrial Byproducts
R.F. Korcak

Phosphogypsum
Gypsum
Leather Manufacturing Byproducts
Calcium Silicate Slag
Incineration Ash
Concrete Manufacturing Residues
Aggregate Industry Fines
Wood Ash
References

Appendix. Conversion Factors

Last Modified: 2/6/2002
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