As population expands into rural areas, more people are turning up their noses at the stinking livestock operations. Fortunately, a multistate team of researchers is working to introduce a breath of fresh air into these important facilities and reduce the environmental impact of animal waste.
The modified diets reduce nitrogen and phosphorus concentrations in manure, which, in turn, may better meet crop needs as fertiliser and limit the impact of these elements on the surrounding environment.
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