Plan for nutrient application today, benefit your farm and the environment tomorrow

Plan for nutrient application today,  benefit your farm and the environment tomorrow

By Vanessa Renaud

Director, OFA

It might be hard to think about winter when we’re still in the middle of summer, but if you’re a livestock farmer, that’s exactly what is suggested. Specifically, it’s time now to think about how and when you’re going to get manure on the fields before the ground becomes frozen and snow covered.

That’s because winter application of manure, whether solid or liquid, is not a best management practice and should be avoided if possible.

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