Armstrong Research and Demonstration Farm
Many farmers are interested in using manure and compost as sources of nutrients and microbial populations necessary for nutrient cycling in agroecosystems. Since 1999, effects of compost and synthetic fertilizer on corn yields and soil fertility have been compared in a Practical Farmers of Iowa cooperative trial at the Neely-Kinyon Farm.
Iowa State University
Delate, Kathleen; Cambardella, Cynthia A.; Richard, Tom; Exner, Derrick N.; Burcham, Robert; Friedrich, Heather; and Wantate, Noreen, "Compost Rate Study at the Neely-Kinyon LTAR Site, 2001" (2002). Iowa State Research Farm Progress Reports. 1579.