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Which is Better; Pipe At Grade or Sparger Aeration Floors?

Check out Orion Black-Brown, Green Mountain Technologies mechanical engineers’ latest presentation at Virtual Compost 2021! In this video presentation, Orion explores the aeration design of an Oregon-based aerated static pile (ASP) composting facility, specifically seeking to answer the question: Which is better; pipe at …

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Greenacres Commissions their New Earth Flow Composting System

Greenacres Foundation is an educational non-profit and biodynamic farm located on nearly 600 acres north of Cincinnati, Ohio.  The mission of the Greenacres Foundation is to encourage conservation and appreciation of nature by providing the public, particularly children, with opportunities …

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Low Cost Equestrian

Full Sail Farm is an equestrian facility nestled in Salinas River valley in California that boards 8-18 horses during the year. Karl Gage, owner and operator, manages between 1,800 and 2,700 pounds of horse manure per week. The previous owner …

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Composting Horse Manure for Bedding Reuse

Waste management is a significant expense for any farm operation with costs for fees, government regulations, and fuel prices continually rising. Equestrian farms want to keep manure management low in cost, odor, and bacterial spread. Composting horse manure is an …

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Equestrian Manure-Bedding Composting Makes Sense

Did you know one horse produces about 31 pounds of manure and over two gallons of urine per day? Manure management on equestrian farms can be a challenge; keeping neighbors happy, horses healthy, and meeting zoning and health standards. Transporting …

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California Composting

Salinas Valley, California is one of the largest agricultural regions in the United States, producing 80% of the nation’s salad greens, 48% of broccoli, 30% of spinach, and 28% of strawberries.¹ With farmers required to overproduce crops to manage supply …

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Get Free Heat From Compost

In the midst of a global pandemic, everyone is looking for ways to become more self-sufficient and decrease monthly expenses. But what if you could do this by sequestering heat from your compost pile? Dirt Hugger, a long-time client of …

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Selecting Equipment for Composting Facilities

Proper equipment selection is crucial to developing a successful composting operation. But don’t go about it blindly. Know what you need and how to get it.  Getting Started  The number and variety of composting facilities continues to grow as do …