Composting Resources

Composting is nature's way of recycling organic materials back into the soil in order for the cycle of life to continue. Here are a few resources for both livestock farms and for backyard composting.


The EPA has put together a guide to get you started on backyard composting.
EPA compost-guide.pdf
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MSU Extension supports composting as an environmentally sustainable practice for homes, farms, businesses and industry. Whether products are grown naturally or manufactured, composting is the easiest and least expensive solution to managing organic waste.         


Click here to visit the MSUE website.

Composting Livestock Manure
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A good summary with specifications for a bin.
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