Utilization of Biosolids in Forage Production Systems in Florida

UF/IFAS professor George O'Connor holds up a handful from a pile of biosolids with forage range in the background.

This four-page publication provides basic information about land application of biosolids to pastures and hayfields in Florida. The information contained in this document should be of interest to stakeholders, biosolids managers, students, and scientists interested in topics related to biosolids management practices and the potential benefits and risks associated with biosolid land application. Written by Maria L. Silveira, George A. O’Connor, and Joao M.B. Vendramini and published by the Department of Soil and Water Sciences.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/ss658

SL299/SS512 Are Alum-Based Drinking Water Treatment Residuals Safe for Land Application?

SL-299, an 8-page illustrated fact sheet by Sampson Agyin-Birikorang, George A. O’Connor, and Thomas A. Obreza, explores possible effects of land-applying Al-WTR on the environment, and recommends ways to minimize human impacts. Includes references. Published by the UF Department of Soil and Water Science, July 2009.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/SS512

SL300/SS513 Drinking Water Treatment Residuals to Control Phosphorus in Soils

SL-300, a 7-page illustrated fact sheet by Sampson Agyin-Birikorang, George A. O’Connor, and Thomas A. Obreza, describes the phosphorous problem in Florida, and the use of this byporoduct of municipal drinking water purification as a soil amendment to reduce nonpoint source polution by phosphorous. Includes references. Published by the UF Department of Soil and Water Sciences, July 2009.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/SS513