E-562: Dairy Footbaths and Environmental Toxicity of Copper
dairy and toxicity of copper information sheet

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Product Code: E-562

Electronic download only. Levels of copper can increase in the soil when spent dairy footbath solutions containing copper sulfate are added to slurry and applied to the land. These levels can threaten soil, crop, and livestock health. This publication explains how copper can build up in the soil to toxic levels and summarizes the options for managing it appropriately. 8 pages, 7 tables, 3 figures By: Brent W. Auvermann, Sharon  L. P. Sakirkin