manure

(redirected from manure management)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia.

ma·nure

 (mə-no͞o′ər, -nyo͞o′-, no͝or′, -nyo͝or′)
n.
1. The dung of livestock or poultry.
2. Such dung, or other organic or chemical material, used to fertilize soil.
tr.v. ma·nured, ma·nur·ing, ma·nures
To fertilize (soil) by applying material such as animal dung.

[From Middle English manuren, to cultivate land, from Anglo-Norman mainouverer, from Vulgar Latin *manūoperāre, to work with the hands : Latin manū, ablative of manus, hand; see man- in Indo-European roots + Latin operārī, to work; see op- in Indo-European roots.]

ma·nur′er n.
ma·nu′ri·al adj.

manure

(məˈnjʊə)
n
1. (Agriculture) animal excreta, usually with straw, used to fertilize land
2. (Agriculture) chiefly Brit any material, esp chemical fertilizer, used to fertilize land
vb
(Agriculture) (tr) to spread manure upon (fields or soil)
[C14: from Medieval Latin manuopera; manual work; see manoeuvre]
maˈnurer n

ma•nure

(məˈnʊər, -ˈnyʊər)

n., v. -nured, -nur•ing. n.
1. excrement, esp. of animals, used as fertilizer.
2. any natural or artificial substance for fertilizing the soil.
v.t.
3. to treat (land) with fertilizing matter.
[1540–50; n. derivative of obsolete manner to till< Anglo-French < Old French manovrer to do manual labor]
ma•nu′ri•al, adj.

manure


Past participle: manured
Gerund: manuring

Imperative
manure
manure
Present
I manure
you manure
he/she/it manures
we manure
you manure
they manure
Preterite
I manured
you manured
he/she/it manured
we manured
you manured
they manured
Present Continuous
I am manuring
you are manuring
he/she/it is manuring
we are manuring
you are manuring
they are manuring
Present Perfect
I have manured
you have manured
he/she/it has manured
we have manured
you have manured
they have manured
Past Continuous
I was manuring
you were manuring
he/she/it was manuring
we were manuring
you were manuring
they were manuring
Past Perfect
I had manured
you had manured
he/she/it had manured
we had manured
you had manured
they had manured
Future
I will manure
you will manure
he/she/it will manure
we will manure
you will manure
they will manure
Future Perfect
I will have manured
you will have manured
he/she/it will have manured
we will have manured
you will have manured
they will have manured
Future Continuous
I will be manuring
you will be manuring
he/she/it will be manuring
we will be manuring
you will be manuring
they will be manuring
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been manuring
you have been manuring
he/she/it has been manuring
we have been manuring
you have been manuring
they have been manuring
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been manuring
you will have been manuring
he/she/it will have been manuring
we will have been manuring
you will have been manuring
they will have been manuring
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been manuring
you had been manuring
he/she/it had been manuring
we had been manuring
you had been manuring
they had been manuring
Conditional
I would manure
you would manure
he/she/it would manure
we would manure
you would manure
they would manure
Past Conditional
I would have manured
you would have manured
he/she/it would have manured
we would have manured
you would have manured
they would have manured
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.manure - any animal or plant material used to fertilize land especially animal excreta usually with litter materialmanure - any animal or plant material used to fertilize land especially animal excreta usually with litter material
organic, organic fertiliser, organic fertilizer - a fertilizer that is derived from animal or vegetable matter
chicken manure - chicken excreta used as fertilizer
cow manure - cow excreta used as fertilizer
green manure - a growing crop that is plowed under to enrich soil
horse manure - horse excreta used as fertilizer
night soil - human excreta used as fertilizer
Verb1.manure - spread manure, as for fertilization
spread out, scatter, spread - strew or distribute over an area; "He spread fertilizer over the lawn"; "scatter cards across the table"

manure

noun compost, muck, fertilizer, dung, droppings, excrement, ordure organic manures
Translations
سَمَادٌسَماد، زِبْليُسَمِّد
hnůjhnojit
gødningmøggøde
lantalevittääsonta
gnojivo
trágyatrágyáz
áburîurbera á
堆肥
거름
mėžti
mēslimēslojumsmēslot
hnojiť
gödsel
มูลสัตว์
gübregübrelemek
phân bón

manure

[məˈnjʊəʳ]
A. Nestiércol m, abono m
B. VTestercolar, abonar
C. CPD manure heap Nestercolero m

manure

[məˈnjʊər] nfumier mmanure heap ntas m de fumier

manure

nDung m, → Mist m; (esp artificial) → Dünger m; liquid manureJauche f; artificial manureKunstdünger m
vt fielddüngen

manure

[məˈnjʊəʳ]
1. nconcime m; (organic) → letame m
2. vtconcimare

manure

(məˈnjuə) noun
a mixture containing animal dung, spread on soil to help produce better crops etc. The farmer is putting manure on his fields.
verb
to treat (soil or plants) with manure. The farmer has been manuring the fields.

manure

سَمَادٌ hnůj gødning Mist κοπριά estiércol lanta fumier gnojivo concime 堆肥 거름 mest gjødsel nawóz estrume навоз gödsel มูลสัตว์ gübre phân bón 肥料
References in periodicals archive ?
Such actions include promoting soil health, improving nutrient and manure management, protecting sensitive lands, and encouraging renewable energy.
Clean barns thoroughly inside and out, and adopt a manure management plan to reduce the flies.
This calls for appropriate manure management strategies that have minimal impacts on the environment, facilitate the efficient recycling of plant nutrients and preferably generate "green" energy with little or no global warming potential.
Earlier this year, a federal judge in eastern Washington ruled that an industrial dairy farm's manure management practices posed an ''imminent and substantial endangerment'' to the environment and to thousands relying on well water.
The comprehensive Nutrient Separation System was developed by McLanahan to improve the social and environmental sustainability of the dairy industry while reducing the cost and liability associated with manure management.
Catholic Rural Life, an organization of laity and religious dedicated to serving the rural church, people and their communities, reported about Renner's efforts in its summer 2013 magazine: "When a nearby lake [Grand Lake Saint Marys] developed toxic algae blooms, he was also employed by the Mercer County extension office as an independent consultant to work with farmers in the watershed to adopt notill and cover crop practices, as well as to teach them proper manure management.
With the cost of fertiliser so high there are good reasons to get manure management right.
The House bill also includes language that would prohibit EPA from using funding to promulgate regulations requiring the issuance of Title V permits for emissions of carbon dioxide, nitrous oxide, water vapor or methane emissions from livestock production; requiring mandatory reporting of greenhouse gas emissions from manure management systems; or beginning development of an air pollution control cost manual.
The 21 studies represented a wide variety of field sizes, crop and manure management conditions, manure types, and geographic locations across the United States.
The quantity of chemical fertilizers, fuel and other "production inputs" used, the differences in soil conditions and production systems and the extent to which best practices such as cover cropping, intensive grazing or manure management are implemented all affect the amount of greenhouse gas emissions a meat product is responsible for generating.
Nainital (Uttarakhand), May 3 ( ANI ): Residents in the rural regions of Kumaon in Uttarakhand are an elated lot after the state government commenced setting up biogas plants in their villages under the National Biogas and Manure Management Programme (NBMMP) .
designs and manufactures heavy duty equipment, including processing and sampling equipment for the mineral and aggregate industries and manure management systems for the dairy industry.