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Calibration methods for manure spreaders are discussed here.

Applying manure to land often is considered a waste disposal process rather than a fertilization process. Applying manure as a waste product is causing growing concerns about groundwater and surface water contamiantion. Increasing commercial fertilizer costs and regulatory mandates will encourage application of manure as a nutrient source in the future.