Poultry litter can provide a significant and important supply of nutrients for crop production in areas of Kansas where a supply of litter is available. Poultry litter can serve as an excellent complement to commercial nitrogen (N) fertilizers.
Many farmers across Kansas must make a decision on how to get the most from their drought-damaged corn this year. A number of factors should be considered when assigning a value to drought-damaged corn. Nutrient removal from the field is one key aspect since biomass can export significant amounts of nutrients.