Translation of manure in Spanish:

manure

estiércol, n.

Pronunciation /məˈn(j)ʊr//məˈnjʊə/

noun

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    estiércol masculine
    artificial manures abonos artificiales masculine
    • that's a load of horse manure eso es un cuento chino
    • But a lot of community people are concerned with the effects of applying chicken manure to land.
    • Ancient farmers discovered that plant yield could be increased on a plot of land by spreading animal manure throughout.
    • The amendments apply to livestock producers and farmers using livestock manure to fertilize crops.
    • They also provide dung for manure and fuel, and they pull ploughs and carts.
    • This means forking in as much compost as you can spare and tossing in some pelletised poultry manure or granular complete fertiliser before you plant.
    • The increase in animal density has presented a challenge in the collection, storage, and land application of manure.
    • Dig in some compost or well-rotted horse manure (fresh manure will damage the plants) and rake level, removing any large stones.
    • Beware using manure from horses bedded on wood shavings - while the shavings will rot down eventually, it can take many months.
    • This will oblige hundreds of farmers to limit their use of chemical fertilisers and animal manure.
    • In a feedlot, lots of animals deposit their manure on a small amount of bare land.
    • Most Romano-British farmsteads were mixed, dependent on animals for manure, traction, dairy products, wool, hides, and meat.
    • Along with the animals' manure, no other fertilizer should be necessary.
    • High rainfall washes more animal manure off the land into watercourses.
    • Farmyard manure is prepared from dung, yet about 60 to 70 per cent of dung is used as fuel in rural areas.
    • This can happen when apples drop to the ground in an orchard and land in deer droppings or livestock manure.
    • Grass clippings arrive throughout the mowing season, and horse manure is delivered year-round.
    • We spread manure on our land to help fertilize our crops without chemicals.
    • Pig and horse manure are just not rich enough for the roses.
    • Sometimes manure is spread over land without first being decomposed.
    • There is absolutely no manure or animal products in my compost.

transitive verb

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    (field/soil) abonar
    (field/soil) estercolar
    • ‘They take up too much moisture and if you have dug, manured and watered a bed ready for planting their roots will sniff it out and make a beeline for it,’ he said.
    • For example, instead of manuring lands, the Indians would periodically slash and burn areas they wished to cultivate.
    • Cowdung manuring, a traditional folk practice, is explained by both concepts, cowdung being said to be a cooling agent as well as a nutritive fertilizer.
    • The size of farms increased, and large numbers of animals were used to provide power and to manure the soil.
    • An assessment of the uniformity of animal manuring across the pasture should be made before crediting the returned nutrients to the entire pasture acreage.
    • Soil should be well dug and richly manured.
    • This enabled cattle and sheep to crop on sown grass and turnips - with the land limed and manured as part of a rotation.
    • We cleaned horse stalls, manured the land by hand, and the landlord plowed it.
    • After having purchased buffaloes and bulls, the farm is slowly becoming self-reliant with manuring, ploughing and transport of agricultural goods being done by my hired workers.
    • Like carrots, swedes and turnips prefer to be grown in well-drained and friable soil that hasn't been freshly manured.
    • We placed a sizable order and received them recently beautifully packed and labelled with an instruction sheet for planting and manuring the bulbs.
    • He manured his arable land meticulously and liberally, offering to care for his neighbours' cattle free of charge over the winter months in order to guarantee his supply.
    • The Association also holds regular lectures covering the general techniques like repotting, pruning, trimming and manuring of bonsai trees and shares knowledge on specialised techniques to grow bonsai in different natural forms.
    • On the more practical level, Morgan reported efforts to control the fly by manuring, rolling, and grazing the wheat.
    • They had been working hard at manuring our fruit trees after the recent rains.
    • Their evidence suggests that it is those farmers with less secure access to land who invest in the soil through such practices as manuring, crop rotation, and leaving trees in fields, to improve their tenurial rights.
    • The parent stock needed careful tending, some bits to be cut back and pruned, others to be encouraged to grow, by letting in more light, mulching, manuring, clearing away invasive growth around the roots and all the rest.
    • The fact that the countryside around the White Horse is so picturesque, has not happened by accident but by careful, rotational grassland management of which grazing and manuring is part.
    • I tend to use our compost in spring, on beds which weren't manured over winter but which could do with a wee boost in preparation for the season's sowing or planting.
    • Barley was grown, sheep were kept and the fields were manured with seaweed and domestic refuse.