Published on July 17, 2020
Some of the beef herd manure at Michigan State University's Upper Peninsula Research and Extension Center in Chatham, Michigan is processed into compost suitable for use on the farm's organic vegetables. Farm manager Paul Naasz describes the process.
Current Practices and Market Demand Potential for Compost Produced by Small to Mid-sized Farms in Michigan
Published on August 23, 2005
Farmers have a strong interest in determining the viability of alternative sustainable manure treatment methods, especially composting, to help manage manure that can no longer be land applied. This compost market assessment report addresses that interest.
Published on December 14, 2020
Developing a manure management plan may seem like a daunting task, or something only done by large farms, but the components of a plan can be applied to all types of farming operations.
Published on March 15, 2021
A report that farmers can use to make informed decisions about making compost from manure and other agricultural byproducts to increase farm income by selling compost to consumers. The report updates a similar effort that was conducted in 2005.