NT2588 : Manure

taken 12 years ago, near to Kinghorn, Fife, Great Britain

Manure
Manure
Topping up a midden at Manorley. Straw is reunited with the fields whence it came. Manure, a rotted mixture of animal waste and straw, releases nutrients slowly into the soil and is still used widely as fertilizer. Modern machinery has done away with one of my "favourite" jobs of past years, digging out a byre with a fork. It's not that dirty, but plain backbreaking. Southward view to the Forth.
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NT2588, 4 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 24 August, 2005   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 25 August, 2005
Category
Farmland   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 251 886 [100m precision]
WGS84: 56:5.0587N 3:12.3085W
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