Organic fertilizer vs. granular fertilizer

Slurry
Fertilizer

Environmental impact

Positive:
improved soil quality,
no pollution
Negative:
pollution from leaching
poor soil quality over long periods

Results time frame

1-2 days
1 week

Objectives fulfilled

Empty slurry pond
Fertilized crops
Spread seed
Environmental compliance
Fertilized crops spread seed only

Fertilizer burn

No leaf damage Potential to ‘burn’ crop leaves

Theft

Not possible Major issue