This book, intended as a companion to the highly successful On-Farm Composting Handbook, was developed to assist in daytoday compost system management. It is spiral bound, printed on heavy paper, with a laminated cover for durability. Chapter tabs make finding information a snap. Topics discussed in the book include: operations and equipment; raw materials and recipe making; process control and evaluation; site considerations, environmental management and safety; composting livestock and poultry mortalities; and compost utilization on the farm. Highlights of the guide include an equipment identification table, diagrams showing windrow formation and shapes, examples and equations for recipe making and compost use estimation, and a troubleshooting guide.
Copyright 1999, softcover, spiralbound, 118 pages.