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Video: How to sample a liquid manure storage pit for nutrient analysis

liquid manure pit sampling nutrient analysis

In this short video, Extension manure management specialist Melissa Wilson and research manager Scott Cortus teach you how to build your own liquid manure sampler and what to do to make sure you get a representative sample. 

Accurate sampling is important because liquid manure’s nutrient content varies from farm to farm depending on several factors. Getting a better idea of your manure's nutrient content can help you improve your nutrient management plan, potentially increasing your yield and profitability. 

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