Monthly Archives: May 2012

Importance of Aeration to Optimize Compost Process and Reduce Area

Composting of animal manures is usually done with turned windrows. We had the opportunity to try out a self propelled windrow turner, so we too made turned windrows with dairy cattle manure (70% moisture which is usual for solid dairy manure).  We observed … Continue reading

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Vermeer Manufacturing’s New Stainless Steel Screener

We had the opportunity to use the new Vermeer TR510 trommel screen with a 1/2″ stainless steel screen to screen a yardwaste and foodwaste compost blend. We were impressed by how this unit was able to process wet compost without … Continue reading

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