North Dakota Manure Fertilizer Use Recommendations

(NM1629, Reviewed March 2018)

Multiple years of manure fertilizer use research in ND have shown that manure can be used as a fertilizer but there are management considerations. If the manure is used on short season crops such as wheat, some supplemental nitrogen fertilizer is needed. If used on a longer season crop such as corn, manure can be a complete substitution for commercial fertilizer.

Lead Author
Lead Author:
Mary Berg, Livestock Environmental Management Specialist. Carrington Research Extension Center
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