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One aspect of the biomass-based industry that has received very little attention is its potential as an economic development stimulus for rural areas with high biomass production potential. This publication addresses the rural economic development potential of biofuels development.
Play often is considered a child’s work. It is even more. It is a child’s world. Skills and concepts learned during play will last a lifetime. When do we see children most happy and growing? At play. When do we see children at their most creative? In play. What do most children ask parents to do? Come and play. Play in all its myriad types and activities is the cornerstone of a child’s learning and development. Why wait? Go out and play!
Play is not just fun for children – it is fundamental! Play is a key to a child’s learning and development. Parents are often their child’s first play companion, so understanding play and its value to children is helpful. What are some of the primary purposes of a child’s play and why is it important?
Livestock manures contain many beneficial and valuable plant nutrients, mainly nitrogen (N), phosphorus (P), potassium (K) and micronutrients. However, if the application rate of manure is not properly calibrated, these valuable nutrients may be wasted in overapplication or underapplication and crop yield goals may not be met.
Owners and operators of animal feeding operations (AFOs) have several options for disposing mortalities, including rendering, incineration, burial and compostion.