How to compost on farm


Composting is the breakdown of any organic material (ingredients) into a crumbly, dark, soil-like product in which none of the original material can be easily identified. Various organic waste materials produced by farming such as husk, effluent, vegetable waste and stubble can be used to produce compost.

Topics in this Primefact include:

  • What is composting?
  • When is compost ready to apply?
  • What you need to make good compost
  • How to create good compost
  • Benefits of compost
  • Trouble shooting


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Published: May 2021