Composting Animal Manure

SKU A4192-005

Author(s) Linda Schott, Horacio A. Aguirre-Villegas, Rebecca A. Larson, Mahmoud A. Sharara, Joseph Sanford, Zong Liu.

Composting can be implemented on nearly all sizes and types of animal feeding operations. By composting manure, pathogen concentrations, weed seeds, odor, and overall by-product volume can be reduced. This fact sheet also describes processes and environmental trade-offs (5 pages; 2022).