Category Archives: Activity at the Compost Site
This is another excellent description of what happens when the A particles (Nitrogen) – to the B Particles (Carbon) react to each other, similar to the Epoxy reactions process!
There is a lot hanging on daily readings as this is a way of identifying quality to go along with the lab results to actually determine the value of the compost in terms of what it does to the soil! … Continue reading
The challenges of 2015 has set us back in the volume of humus compost made this year! We are in the process of ratcheting up the number of rows we start as soon we are in the time frame where … Continue reading
Look closely at this picture of row 1401 at two weeks of age. It is steaming out the top of the fleece covering. At 8:00 AM, with a cool morning, it is nice to see how consistent the whole row … Continue reading
Today at the compost site…The new rows sat for three days after a 1″ rain Sunday. Today we rolled the two rows 1401 & 1402 to a dry base and watered them. See attached picture of the rows as rolled … Continue reading
Hello everyone from the MBS Compost Site! We are back on our site and in business to get more Humus Compost made. We had a great 2.5 day workshop and built these windrows on Tuesday of this week, April … Continue reading
At the age of 2 1/2 weeks, today was the day to combine our twin platinum rows 1305 & 1306. I find it advantageous to do this when they are drier than they should be to avoid compaction while rolling … Continue reading
Row 1305 is in perfect shape. We shortened the row slightly to keep the row covers from laying on the ground. This mass also helps maintain the temperatures needed to speed up breakdown. With this row at age of two … Continue reading
Row 1307 after turning had one wet spot and one dry spot. Look for this and do some blending as needed to make the moisture consistent throughout.