There are many definitions of stewardship, but a basic definition is “the responsibility to care for resources.” When applying the term stewardship to manure management we could define it as the “responsibility to collect, transport and apply manure to meet crop nutrient needs while minimizing impacts on resources.”
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Rieck-Hinz, Angela M., "Manure Stewardship: Late Winter Manure Application and Risk" (2010). Integrated Crop Management News. 490.
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