Can Cow Manure Be Used in Potting to Grow a Garden?

Composted cow manure can safely be used to pot plants to grow in a garden, according to the Cooperative Extension Program at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. Contamination with harmful bacteria is minimized with proper composting practices.

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