109 Results for compost

Compost Tea: A How-To Guide

Are you a gardener or agricultural professional looking for a useful material for plant production, or hoping to avoid chemical treatments that are too often assumed to be the standard […]

Updated on Feb 14, 2020

Backyard Composting Basics: A Cheatsheet

Compost is an essential tool in the organic farmer or gardener’s toolkit. Made from organic wastes like kitchen scraps, paper, and yard clippings, compost is an effective way to recycle […]

Updated on Nov 4, 2019

Compost Management in Certified Organic Operations

Outcomes from current standard composting processes can range from high quality composts (rich in carbon, nitrogen, and healthy biota) to simple organic material (rich in carbon but low in nitrogen […]

Updated on Aug 26, 2019

Compost Yard

At our compost yard, long windrows are built from a combination of on-farm wastes—like animal manure and crop residues—and outside materials, like leaves and grass, from local municipalities. We generate […]

Updated on Oct 31, 2018

Turning Compost by Temperature

Farmers, municipalities, and home gardeners alike understand the concept and value of composting, but they may not understand how to make good compost. The National Organic Program (NOP) offers guidelines […]

Updated on Aug 26, 2019