Poulty Manure Impacts on Water Quality

dc.contributor.author Cheatham, Melissa
dc.contributor.author Kanwar, Rameshwar
dc.contributor.author Kanwar, R.
dc.contributor.author Lorimor, J.
dc.contributor.author Xin, H.
dc.contributor.author Pedersen, C.
dc.date 2018-08-10T20:08:06.000
dc.date.accessioned 2020-06-30T04:42:51Z
dc.date.available 2020-06-30T04:42:51Z
dc.date.issued 2004-12-02
dc.description.abstract <p>Iowa's egg industry continues to grow each year. In 2001, Iowa became the number one egg producing state in the US, producing 8.69 billion eggs (USDA, 2003; USDA 2002). Iowa broke its record the following year producing 10.1 billion eggs which it topped again in 2003 producing 10.1 billion eggs, thus maintaining its position as number one egg producing state in the US (USDA, 2003; USDA, 2004). With this success comes the added weight of maintaining this status, as well as, managing for all the manure that is generated by being the number one producer. Poultry manure can be a valuable soil amendment for adding organic matter and nutrients to farm fields, but if not managed properly, it can also impact the environment by deteriorating water quality. Lakes, rivers, and streams can receive excessive nutrient loads and be contaminated by surface runoff and subsurface drain water. It is the purpose of this study to gain a better understanding on how poultry manure applied to Iowa soils impacts crop growth, soil nutrients, and water quality.</p>
dc.identifier archive/lib.dr.iastate.edu/icm/2004/proceedings/31/
dc.identifier.articleid 1807
dc.identifier.contextkey 11977694
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.31274/icm-180809-801
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dc.identifier.submissionpath icm/2004/proceedings/31
dc.identifier.uri https://dr.lib.iastate.edu/handle/20.500.12876/43713
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dc.subject.disciplines Agriculture
dc.subject.disciplines Bioresource and Agricultural Engineering
dc.title Poulty Manure Impacts on Water Quality
dc.type event
dc.type.genre event
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