Composting

(post by Jason) One of the main farm activities around here during late July and August is spreading the yearly accumulation of composted manure. Spreading manure in July is something that never fails to baffle my farmer friends from Canada and the northern US. In the climate I grew up in most crops are at or approaching physiological maturity by the end of the July. The growing season is somewhere between 30 and 60 days away from being over with for another year. As such, spreading manure at this time of year would be a complete waste of time and...

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