Organic fertiliser in the form of cow manure builds soil health, cuts inputs at dairy farm

Brandon Long
By Brandon Long
April 1 2022 - 1:00am
Kait and Brenden Ballon, Hillcrest, Maclagan, are building a composted cow manure pile to boost soil health. Saving on inputs is a bonus. Photos: Brandon Long

Having an 800-tonne stockpile of manure couldn't have come at a better time for a dairy duo on the Darling Downs.

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Brandon Long

Brandon Long

Queensland Country Life journalist

Brandon Long is a Queensland Country Life journalist based in Toowoomba.

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