Applying Animal Waste to Cover Crops

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Due to the number of questions regarding manure application to cover crops within Certified Animal Waste Management Plans, the Interagency Nutrient Management Committee decided to develop a factsheet to offer clarification on the issue.

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Applying Animal Waste to Cover Crops

This publication provides guidance on applying nutrients from animal wastes on cover crops. It provides guidance on cover crop management, nitrogen credits, and application windows.

As always, if you have any questions, please feel free to contact me at (919)515-5290 or

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Steph Kulesza, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionSteph KuleszaAssistant Professor & Extension Specialist - Nutrient Management & Animal Waste Call Steph Email Steph Crop & Soil Sciences
NC State Extension, NC State University
Posted on Jan 10, 2020
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