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Learn how on-farm composting of dead livestock can save producers money and help protect the environment.
Livestock Industry Facilities & Environment
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach
Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, Leopold Center, Environmental Quality
Agriculture | Bioresource and Agricultural Engineering
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Glanville, Thomas D., "Composting dead livestock: A new solution to an old problem" (1999). Agriculture and Environment Extension Publications. 215.