Source: AgriLife Today
Producers can find value in evaluating fertilizer input costs and comparing traditional nitrogen sources like urea and ammonium nitrate with popular non-traditional sources such as poultry litter, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts.
Poultry litter is a popular alternative fertilizer for East Texas farmers, said Dr. Vanessa Corriher-Olson AgriLife Extension forage specialist, Overton.
Producers should send litter samples for analysis to the soil testing lab in College Station at http://soiltesting.tamu.edu to determine the nitrogen, phosphorous and potassium concentrations so an accurate valuation of the litter can be calculated.
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