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- Lehrsch, Gary A.; Robbins, Charles W.; Brown, Melvin J.
- Bioresource technology 2008 v.99 no.17 pp. 8458
- cheesemaking; cottage cheese; whey; furrow irrigation; soil aggregates; soil erosion; erosion control
- ... Improving soil structure often reduces furrow erosion and maintains adequate infiltration. Cottage cheese whey, the liquid byproduct from cottage cheese manufacture, was utilized to stabilize soil aggregates and reduce sediment losses from furrow irrigation. We applied either 2.4 or 1.9L of whey per meter of furrow (3.15 or 2.49Lm⁻², respectively) by gravity flow without incorporation to two field ...