They actually had some horse manure boxed up and ready to ship.
Although good crops may follow the application of lime, the latter is not a direct fertilizer or manure and is no substitute for such.
Have manure put up in heaps and mixed with earth."
Its industrial establishments include factories for tobacco, cloth, matches, leather, artificial manure, besides breweries and distilleries.
Most of the nitrogen in the straw of the cereals, and a very large proportion of that of the much more highly nitrogenyielding crops, returns to the land as manure, for the benefit of future cereals and other crops.