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On-Farm Composting

Editor's note
The following abstract describes a publication that is only available for purchase. A link to ordering information is on this page.

Northeast Region Agricultural Engineering Service

For farmers, manure managers, public health officials, environmental regulators.

Presented here is a thorough overview of farm-scale composting and instructions on how to produce, use, and market compost.

Also included are 55 figures, 32 tables, calculations, references, and a glossary.


  • Benefits and drawbacks
  • Process
  • Raw materials
  • Methods
  • Operations
  • Management
  • Site and environmental considerations
  • Using compost
  • Marketing
  • Economics
  • Options for waste management


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