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feedlot manure

Catalogue: Ground Cover
Agriculture remains a target in the world's push to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but local studies show the industry has ready-to-hand options that should not compromise production or profitability.. In research looking at ways to reduce cropping's contribution to greenhouse gas emissions, common management practices such as no-till and stubble retention have emerged as ready-made tools... Results suggest that greenhouse gas reductions could come from efforts to reduce nitrous oxide emissions by the following changes in management: applying up to 25 per cent less nitrogen fertiliser; using short-term, green manure legume crops in place of fallows; regular applications of beef or chicken feedlot manure (if available); and nitrogen fertiliser applied at sowing instead of at four to six weeks prior to sowing...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
Feedlot manure can provide half price nutrients.. With around 450,000 cattle on feed in Queensland, there is close to 500,000 tonnes of manure to be utilised as fertiliser each year... Potassium: K There is more than enough K when manure is used to supply P. Sorghum yielding 5 t/ha, has K removal around 22 kg/ha/yr, which means 170 kg of K in 10 t/ha of manure would last 7 years...
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Catalogue: Nuffield Scholar Reports
The objective of the report is to analyse the energy system within a fee options are available for utilising an energy output (manure), the value of that and what implications emissions and their trade may have on its use... vii Existing bioenergy developments have proved difficult to justify in feedlots in th a result there has been little interest in this area, anaerobic digesters are not manure feedstock and conventional gasifiers struggle to cope with high ash content manure... Other uses proposed include fly ash in construction mate concrete and road base...
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