The B.C. government is continuing to work with the Government of Canada to ensure B.C. ranchers have access to either existing or new programs as part of the overall response to the devastating wildfires in the province’s Interior. The potential impact is severe as B.C. ranchers have an estimated 30,000 animals within the boundaries of the wildfire-affected areas. The number of confirmed livestock injuries and losses is not available yet as the ongoing emergency response continues. Once the information is available, the B.C.
Date: Aug 1, 2017
Refer to Manure Spreading Advisory #1 of 2017 (April 3, 2017) for the current Advisory. The following Update does not change the Advisory.
This update will look at an aspect of the Right Rate – one of the 4R’s of nutrient management. To know the nutrient value of what you apply, you need to know your spreader application rates.
A reliable, quick method to calibrate your estimates is the following: