Fertilizer and diesel prices are up considerably. Meanwhile farms are under increasing environmental pressure. These forces combine to create a real opportunity for manure utilization via drip irrigation. Drip irrigation, as we’ve discussed in previous episodes, is a more efficient means of delivering moisture to your crop. But drip is also a very effective means of nutrient management which saves time, machinery hours, and diesel all while eliminating the soil compaction common with manure application. Then there is the environmental concern and complaints associated with manure that are eliminated by using in-ground drip application. Kurt Grimm with NutraDrip joins XtremeAg’s Kelly Garrett to explain.
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