Alfa alfa is lucerne btother...i know from growing other stuff, that cow poop straight from the cow is too hot.........needs to be composted, for quite awhile to mellow.......veggies say "aaaayyyyyhhhhhhhaaaaa, to hot!"
same goes for horse poop.......alfalfa is too hot of a manure unless composted, plus the weeds/bugs that go with it
I am taking a cutting from Amnesia today and I am going to drop it directly into rabbit pellets once it gets its roots. Ill post a picture here in a few weeks. I don't get many flies here in the winter but either way, I will soak the pellets for a few days to make sure anything is dead.
Also if you use fresh poop as a top dressing you can apply 120 days before harvest.Cool. Fresh Rabbit poop is widely known to be a cold manure.
And is unlikely to burn plants while decomposing.
However it should be dried in sun for a few days.
You must age it for minimum 120 days
If growing food that makes contact with soil like lettuce.
That's amazing you can grow directly in rabbit poop no amendments just Top Dress more rabbit poop.
Be careful with livestock manure. Livestock feed has low acceptable standards, much lower than human food and it shows up in heavy metal concentrations in their manure.My bad I really don't do tech well
Very TrueBe careful with livestock manure. Livestock feed has low acceptable standards, much lower than human food and it shows up in heavy metal concentrations in their manure.
Most of the barley rye or wheat that is inedible by human standards ends up being processed into livestock feed.
See post below and look out for my currently brief discussion with @tobh on the issue of organic soils vs synthetics.
Most of us on either side of the spectrum care about our health. Bugs wont really effect your health as much as metals and toxicity. I personally do homegrown because i know what I put in my dirt. i have never used weedkiller or pesticides here in my 20 years and my soil is lab tested every...www.thcfarmer.com