Fund For Lake Michigan

Water Quality Impact of In-Vessel Manure Composting

  • Grant Recipient: Clean Lakes Alliance
  • Amount: $60,000
  • Year: 2015
  • Watershed: Other
  • Focus Area: Nutrient Management

Clean Lakes Alliance will conduct research on the impact windrow composting, a new manure management practice, has on water quality. This practice is becoming popular, particularly on large dairy farms, and may be a tool to reduce phosphorus in Lake Michigan.

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