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Winter Compost

December 27, 2023 Rutger Myers

Compost seems to be a hot topic these days. We all love the thick white steam cloud emitted from a healthy compost pile in the cool mornings of the fall, but what happens to a compost pile during the

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Onsite Compost for Farmers and Gardeners

August 26, 2022 Rutger Myers

Creating compost is an important, yet often overlooked part of the growing process. Onsite agricultural compost has the potential to make a huge impact, not only on our plants’ health, but also on our

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Compost Breakdown

August 18, 2021 Kurt Myers

What is compost? Just about everyone knows that compost is a beneficial soil amendment, but all compost is not created equal. The highest quality compost is a product of your garden’s environment

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