Using Compost in Agriculture - A Practical Handbook

Soils & Fertilisers | Soil & Composting

Healthy soil is essential to the farming production system - as important as healthy stock and disease free crops. Compost is as old as agriculture itself and is one of Earth's processes for recycling materials. This guide covers the basics in composting, commercial composting and what compost means for your farming practises.


Table of contents



  • What is compost

  • What is composting

  • Compost organisms

  • Producing compost on your farm

  • Commercial composting

  • Compost quality

  • Compost maturity

  • Using commercial compost on farm

  • What can go wrong

  • Biosecurity and safety

  • Purchasing

  • What can compost mean for your farming practices


Published in 2013, the AgGuide - Using compost in agriculture is a must have for anyone interested in improving their soil health. It is 106 full-colour A4 pages.


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