FARMYARD MANURE

DESCRIPTION  Farm yard Manure is prepared basically using cow dung, cow urine, waste straw and other dairy wastes. It is highly useful and some of its properties are given below: FYM is rich in nutrients. A small portion of N is directly available to the plants while a larger portion is made available as and when … Continue reading FARMYARD MANURE

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 PANCHAGAVYA

DESCRIPTION  Panchagavya or panchakavyam is a concoction prepared by mixing five products of cow. The three direct constituents are cow dung, urine, and milk; the two derived products are curd and ghee. These are mixed in proper ratio and then allowed to ferment. HOW TO PREPARE  Panchagavya consists of nine products viz. cow dung, cow … Continue reading  PANCHAGAVYA

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POULTRY MANURE 

DESCRIPTION  When it comes to manures, there is none more desired for the vegetable garden than chicken manure. Chicken manure for vegetable garden fertilizing is excellent, but there are some things you need to know about it in order to use it correctly. Chicken manure fertilizer is very high in nitrogen and also contains a good … Continue reading POULTRY MANURE 

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SHEEP AND GOAT MANURE

DESCRIPTION  Sheep and goats produce pelleted droppings that are dry, easy to handle and virtually odorless.This manure is referred to as cold manure because of its low nitrogen content, The main advantage of sheep and goat manure is high quality organic matter it supplies, helping to feed the diverse community of beneficial soil organisms which … Continue reading SHEEP AND GOAT MANURE

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VERMI COMPOST 

DESCRIPTION  The term vermicomposting means the use of earthworms  for composting organic residues. Earthworms can consume practically all kinds of organic matter and they can eat their own body weight per day, e.g. 1 kg of worms can consume 1 kg of residues every day. The excreta (castings) of the worms are rich in nitrate, … Continue reading VERMI COMPOST 

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