80 Results for compost

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

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

20 Ways to Boost Soil Fertility

You diligently took soil tests this winter and now they’ve come back indicating that potassium or phosphorus is low on some fields, here and there you have a zinc deficiency, […]

Updated on Apr 25, 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

Learn About Composting from the Experts

We’re big fans of compost. A core practice in organic farming, composting helps reduce waste on the farm. It also creates a valuable byproduct that helps boost soil fertility and […]

Updated on Nov 12, 2018