• Most animal manure is feces. • Common forms of animal manure include farmyard manure (FYM) or farm slurry (liquid manure). • FYM also contains plant material (often straw), which has been used as bedding for animals. • This material has absorbed the feces and urine. • Agricultural manure in liquid form, known as slurry. […]
• Vermicompost is the product or process of composting utilizing various species of worms. • These worms are usually red wigglers, white worms, and earthworms. • They are used to create a heterogeneous mixture of decomposing vegetable or food waste, bedding materials, and vermicast. • Vermicast, similarly known as worm castings, worm humus or worm […]
What is Greensand?
• Greensand is a mineral based organic fertilizer. Greensand is an organic fertilizer that contains the deposits of minerals. • Greensand is also called “glauconite”. • Greensand has a bluish-green color. • The NPK ratio for greensand is approximately 0-0-3. • It is a good organic source of potash which is important […]
Guano is the excrement – feces and urine, of seabirds, cave dwelling bats, and seals.
• Guano manure is an effective fertilizer. • This is due to its high levels of phosphorus and nitrogen and its lack of odor. • It was an important source of nitrates for gunpowder. • Soil that is […]