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Agricultural by-products are simply materials produced as a result of producing something else. In most cases, that 'something else' is a product we choose to provide ourselves as a convenience or comfort. Each byproduct has certain characteristics which make it valuable as a resource for us. Many contain nutrients which can be safely utilized for agriculture or horticulture. Examples include potato skins and cleanings, processed waste food, etc.
A mixture of decaying organic matter, as from leaves, manure, biosolids and other organic material, used to improve soil structure and provide nutrients which meet criteria as set forth by the USEPA.
Material, especially barnyard or stable dung, often with discarded animal bedding, used to fertilize soil, primarily the excrement of the animal.
The undigested feed and food that is removed from the first division of the stomach of a ruminant animal, typically cattle, in which most food collects immediately after being swallowed and from which it is later returned to the mouth as cud for thorough chewing.