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The Art and Science of Composting: A resource for farmers and compost producers

Composting is controlled decomposition, the natural breakdown process of organic residues. Composting transforms raw organic waste materials into biologically stable, humic substances that make excellent soil amendments. Compost is easier to handle than manure and other raw organic materials, stores well and is odor-free.

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Date Of Record Release 2015-12-28 16:40:27
Description Composting is controlled decomposition, the natural breakdown process of organic residues. Composting transforms raw organic waste materials into biologically stable, humic substances that make excellent soil amendments. Compost is easier to handle than manure and other raw organic materials, stores well and is odor-free.
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Date Of Record Creation 2015-12-28 16:37:31
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Date Record Checked: 2015-12-28 16:37:31 (W3C-DTF)

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