You can apply chicken manure to add valuable nutrients to the garden, but it’s critical to properly compost it first to keep dangerous bacteria off your produce.
Dealing with animal excrement doesn’t have to stink! Put that livestock manure to work on the farm with management practices that yield nutrient-rich fertilizer.
Photo courtesy of iStockphoto/Thinkstock Worms can be picky, too! While your compost worms can survive on a limited diet, the larger variety of food you provide them, the more diverse and nutrient-rich their castings will be. Not to mention, they’ll be healthier, too. Follow these feeding do’s and don’ts for safe vermicomposting and happy worms. […]
It never ceases to amaze me how much of my life revolves around feces! From baby diapers to golden compost, much of my day is spent cleaning, shoveling or scooping poop.