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Home  >  Soils and Compost  >   How to Add Compost on Your Small Farm (Summary)

How to Add Compost on Your Small Farm



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By NCAT Staff

Published: December 2017

Updated: n/a

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Introduction

Compost provides nutrients to plants, improves soil structure, increases water-holding capacity, and suppresses root diseases by supporting beneficial microorganisms in the soil. It also helps improve porosity and the friability or ability to work the soil. It also increases water penetration and exchange of gases, reduces compaction, and improves soil texture.

Table of Contents

Intro and Pictures
How to Add Compost to Your Farm
How much compost do I need?
Does the company sell by the yard or ton?
How much will it cost?
Does the compost company deliver and spread? What is the cost of each?
Timing
Resources

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