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Composting Leaves - Articles Articles

Composting Leaves

Vincent Cotrone

Before you bag up those fall leaves, consider their potential for your landscape. More
Composting and Worm Composting
Composting and Worm Composting - Workshops Workshops
One of the best soil amendments for the gardens is compost! More
Mortality Composting Guidelines
Mortality Composting Guidelines - Articles Articles

Mortality Composting Guidelines

J. Craig Williams

Rendering changes and the livestock Industry, basic mortality composting procedures, and the composting process. More
Compost pile. Photo by Craig Williams
Composting Animal Mortalities - Articles Articles

Composting Animal Mortalities

David R. Wolfgang, VMD, MPH DABVP-Dairy

Despite the best intentions and care in animal agricultural facilities there are occasional animal mortalities. More
Making and Using Compost
Making and Using Compost - News News

Making and Using Compost

10/18/2017

It is fall. As you clean up your garden and prepare it for winter, use those leaves and dead plants to start your compost pile. The timing is perfect. More
Composting
Composting - Workshops Workshops
Learn about composting and how gardeners can get started in the process at home. More
Using Composts to Improve Turf Performance
Using Composts to Improve Turf Performance - Articles Articles
If you have been searching for ways to improve turf performance in marginal or poor soils, consider using compost as a soil amendment. More
Home Composting: A Guide for Home Gardeners
Home Composting: A Guide for Home Gardeners - Articles Articles
Compost can be used in potting mixes or mixed in with garden soil. It has many benefits for your plants and recycles materials that may otherwise be thrown into landfills. More
Compost Bedded Pack Dairy Shelter Update
Compost Bedded Pack Dairy Shelter Update - Webinars Webinars
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The industry has been fine tuning what design and management is needed to make this style shelter successful on the farm. More
Impact of FDA Produce Safety Standards on Mushroom Substrate Composting
Impact of FDA Produce Safety Standards on Mushroom Substrate Composting - Articles Articles
Under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), mushroom producers must recognize potential food safety hazards in their operations and establish control measures to prevent them from occurring. More
Windrow composting - the most commonly-used and labor-intenstive composting method
Compost: How to Make it and How Much to Use - Articles Articles

Compost: How to Make it and How Much to Use

Andrew Frankenfield, Alison Grantham

Here we share the benefits and drawbacks of 4 compost production methods, as well as 6 straightforward tips for using compost. More
compost002TW - Tiffany Woods - CC 2.0 BY-SA - Source: Flickr.com
Composting on Horse Farms: Why and How - Webinars Webinars

Composting on Horse Farms: Why and How

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This webinar will cover how composting works and why it's a good practice, and it will give tips on composting horse manure. More
Substrate Preparation for White Button Mushrooms
Substrate Preparation for White Button Mushrooms - Articles Articles
A few practical tips on Phase I and Phase II substrate (compost), and the substrate preparation (composting) process, and formulating mushroom compost. More
D. Diffenderfer, Penn State University
Morning in the Garden - Workshops Workshops
Get ready for the gardening season and join us to learn about composting, plant selection, and growing vegetables. More
Fall Leaves In Horse Pastures Can be Toxic
Fall Leaves In Horse Pastures Can be Toxic - Articles Articles
Disposing of fall leaves properly or composting them in an area outside of pastures is an important aspect to horse management. More
Photo courtesy Penn State Live
Earth-Friendly Gardening - News News

Earth-Friendly Gardening

09/18/2017

Using compost, applying fewer chemicals, conserving water, and removing invasive plant species add to the earth rather than taking away from it. More
Growing Mushrooms - Microbial Activity in Substrate
Growing Mushrooms - Microbial Activity in Substrate - Articles Articles
To begin a review about Phase II composting first we should think about the organism we are trying to grow and why it has such a finicky food source. More
Susquehanna County Junior Master Gardeners - Spring Session
Susquehanna County Junior Master Gardeners - Spring Session - Workshops Workshops
A series of classes geared for children ages 10-13, the Spring, Summer, and Fall sessions will teach children about many aspects of horticulture - basic instruction in botany, entomology, propagation, soil, composting, and lots more. More
Susquehanna County Junior Master Gardeners - Summer Session
Susquehanna County Junior Master Gardeners - Summer Session - Workshops Workshops
A series of classes geared for children ages 10-13, the Spring, Summer, and Fall sessions will teach children about many aspects of horticulture - basic instruction in botany, entomology, propagation, soil, composting, and lots more. More
Susquehanna County Junior Master Gardeners - Fall Session
Susquehanna County Junior Master Gardeners - Fall Session - Workshops Workshops
A series of classes geared for children ages 9-13, the Spring, Summer, and Fall sessions will teach children about many aspects of horticulture - basic instruction in botany, entomology, propagation, soil, composting, and lots more. More