Start Date

17-2-1999 12:00 AM

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Tom Richard has conducted composting research on ISU's Rhodes Research Farm using cornstalk-bedded manure from a finishing hoop. The manure is partially composted in the building. Manure inside the hooped structure varies in moisture content and nitrogen. The wet areas where pigs dung are high in nitrogen; dry areas are low in nitrogen.

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Feb 17th, 12:00 AM

Composting hoop structure bedding/manure

Tom Richard has conducted composting research on ISU's Rhodes Research Farm using cornstalk-bedded manure from a finishing hoop. The manure is partially composted in the building. Manure inside the hooped structure varies in moisture content and nitrogen. The wet areas where pigs dung are high in nitrogen; dry areas are low in nitrogen.