Why Is Cow Manure a Good Fertilizer?

Composted cow manure is a good source of nutrients that plants need and can also beneficially change the composition of the soil. Sandy soil doesn't catch or retain nutrients very well, but with the addition of the humus derived from composted manure, the makeup of the soil becomes more efficient.

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Patrice Campbell, a graduate of Skagit Valley College, has more than 20 years of writing experience including working as a news reporter and features writer for the Florence Mining News and the Wild Rivers Guide, contributing writer for Suite 101 and Helium, and promotional writing for various businesses and charities.