10 Things Your Friends Just Don’t Understand

Most of my friends & family now understand that I am a bit weird. And they’re used to it. No one even raises their eyebrows anymore when we bring home a new farm animal or start building a new structure/fence/tractor/whatever. So it’s all good. But then there are those other times when I happily run to town in my muck boots and manure-smudged jeans, and I see someone who doesn’t know me very well… And…

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Livestock Manure; an Option for Replenishing Soil Nutrients in Hay Fields

When hay is harvested nutrients are removed from the field. A ton of alfalfa removes approximately 13 pounds of phosphorus (as P2O5) and 50 pounds of potash (as K2O). According to the National Agricultural Statistics Service, Ohio harvested 2.6 tons per acre of alfalfa in 2016

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