Research Update: Applying Swine Mortality Compost to Corn

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Have you ever heard of composting swine mortalities? This method of mortality processing is gaining traction within the swine industry, and with the potential for natural disasters or disease outbreaks, composting is a primary candidate for treatment of these carcasses prior to land application as a fertilizer source. Listen to Dr. Steph Kulesza discuss the rationale for this new project and some of the initial thoughts from the 2020 growing season.

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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 Sep 22, 2020
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