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Marketing Manure: A Value-Added Product for Small Operations



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By Lisa Page

Published: May 2014

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Introduction

Marketing manure can be a beneficial, low-risk way for livestock producers to manage animal waste on their farms while incorporating a value-added product into their overall business plan. The opportunity to sell a waste product and recoup an economic benefit while reducing potential environmental liability is a sought-after outcome for many farms. This guide discusses the benefits and outlines the considerations involved with integrating a manure-marketing strategy into a farm's business model.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Manure Management in Large, Medium, and Small-Scale Operations
Uses for Manure
Benefits from Marketing Manure
Considerations
Manure Processing Options
Manure-Marketing Options
Conclusion
References
Further Resources

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