farmers find and share information.|
basic biology to time-saving forms that help you get the right mix, this site is
you're a master composter or just thinking about composting as a manure-
management option for your farm, this site has something to offer you.
some of the material on the basic biology, chemistry and physics of composting
is targeted at students, you'll come away with a deeper understanding of the
composting process and the myriad of variables that affect your compost
management -- and the quality of your final product. It's worth a stop just to
view the excellent images of critters from microbes to millipedes that do the
bulk of the work for you, if you manage your windrows right.
the most helpful features of the site include easy-to-use forms to calculate for
up to three compost-pile ingredients the:
For more complex
calculations, you can
download Excel and
Lotus spreadsheets that allow you to develop ideal compost mixtures with up
to four ingredients.
Other site features include:
composting information, see our Compost and
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