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Composted Manure

Solid manure that has undergone a composting process.

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Learn to Compost with Worms

Randy PennFebruary 20th, 2024Composting with worms – also known as “vermicomposting” – is the process of using worms to produce rich compost from kitchen wastes. One pound of worms can turn 65 pounds of garbage into garden compost in 100 days. It is the way to go if you live in an apartment or if you generate mostly […]

Composting Basics

Jeff WasielewskiFebruary 9th, 2024If a tree falls in the forest, and there is no one there to hear it, does it make a sound? Of course it does, and I’m sure it’s quite loud. That philosophical question has never held my interest. Now, if you start talking about what happens to the tree after it falls, you will […]

A call to action: UF/IFAS scientists, compost industry, policy makers join to promote compost standards, practices in Florida

Lourdes MederosJanuary 25th, 2024Food waste is one of the main drivers in Florida’s dependence on landfills, which fuel greenhouse emissions and promote climate change. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), landfills contribute annually up to 14 percent of emissions of methane, a greenhouse gas, and are a major contributor to global warming. The University of Florida […]

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