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Green manure has been used for several hundred years and is an excellent method of building up soil fertility and recirculating nutrients. Photo: Jørn Nygaard Sørensen

2016.08.19 | DCA

Organic farmers to grow and harvest the manure of the future

In the long term the Danish organic agricultural organizations want to phase out the use of conventional animal manure in organic production. Recent research from Aarhus University shows that it may be profitable for organic farmers to replace animal manure by so-called mobile green manure and still achieve the same effect.