Chicken litter helping sandy soils in South Australia

HIGH-rate applications of chicken manure are showing positive signs of ameliorating sandy soils in trials on South Australia’s Yorke Peninsula.

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Results from three years of trials indicate that applications combining deep ripping with surface applied nutrition - either fertiliser or chicken manure - are delivering the highest marginal returns,