Nitrogen losses from surface applied manure can be substantial. Micro ponding and soil “sealing off” when manure is applied all add to the challenge of maximizing manure utilization and reducing environmental losses. This project examines methods to reduce nitrogen volatilization and improve utilization by enhancing uniformity of application, when applying manure into existing wheat stands. The concept being investigated is the European methodology of “Low Disturbance Shallow Injection” technology.

Read the entire report here: Low Disturbance Shallow Manure Injection in Winter Wheat 2012