Field Guide to On-Farm Composting
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Northeast Region Agricultural Engineering Service
A companion to On-Farm Composting Handbook (NRAES-54), Field Guide to On-Farm Composting provides information on day-to-day compost system operation. The utilitarian guide is spiralbound, printed on heavy paper, and has a durable laminated cover plus quick-reference chapter tabs.
An equipment identification table, 24 full-color photographs, diagrams of windrow formation and shapes, equations for compost use estimation plus examples, and a troubleshooting guide enhance this indispensable handbook.
- Raw materials
- Process control and evaluation
- Site considerations
- Environmental management
- Composting livestock and poultry mortalities
- Compost use on the farm