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  • From: "del stubbs" <>
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  • Subject: Re: [nafex] Wool tags as mulch
  • Date: Tue, 27 Nov 2001 14:27:08 +0000

Interesting Lucky, I have always heard sheep manure is of the best. Would
sheep-dip residues be strong enough to present a problem for
organic-certified farms? I don't know what is in it. I have wondered about
how quickly wool would actually decompose. At least the old dung might help
this. Since there is a woolen mill in the area I should be able to find wool
tags as well. Del

> I'd not considered the
>dung/urine component of dirty wool, but depending upon the level of
>soiling, it could conceivably be source of N, resulting in some enhanced
>growth in plants mulched with wool.

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