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FS Resources: On Farm Composting Handbook

Title

On Farm Composting Handbook

Link

Link

Description

This handbook presents a thorough overview of farm-scale composting and explains how to produce, use, and market compost. The information will be useful for farmers, waste producers, environmental regulators, and public health officials. Topics covered include benefits and drawbacks, the process, raw materials, methods, operations, management, site and environmental considerations, using compost, marketing, economics, and other options for waste management. Also included are 55 figures, 32 tables, calculations, references, and a glossary.

Year

1992

Author

Rynk et al.

Institution or Agency

USDA NRAES

Specific State

 

Bulletin

 

Video

 

Website

 

Hard Copy

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Webinar

 

Wholesale

 

Direct Marketer

 

Home-based Vendor

 

Home Gardener

 

Consumer

 

CSA

 

Farmers' Market

 

Introduction

 

Farm History

 

Worker Health

 

Field and Greenhouse Production

y

Harvest/Postharvest

 

Storage and Transport

 

Traceability

 

Documentation

 

Food Safety Audits

 

Rules and Regulations

 

FAQ

 

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Importance

3

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Soil amendments

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Last modified at 1/28/2015 11:30 AM by Maynard, Liz