Manure Fertilizer
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Is it safe to use sheep manure that has not been composted?

Zone Camdenton, Missouri 65020 | Maynardmadsen added on June 21, 2018 | Answered

Hello I was able to get some sheep manure from a farmer, some was from last fall some was from earlier this year. Being a noob gardener I didn’t compost the manure and mixed it with top soil, mushroom compost, peer moss, and vermiculite and filled my raised bed. I now have herbs, tomatoes, and peppers growing in my garden bed. Is t safe to eat my produce this year?

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drtreelove
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Answered on June 22, 2018

Please see page 3 "Using Manure Safely". Wash and cook your herbs and vegetables.

https://my.extension.illinois.edu/documents/1722091307090709/Fertilizing%20with%20Manure1.pdf

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