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COMPOST & FERTILIZER

In 1989, we began composting as an alternative to handling and storing raw hen manure.  Since then, we have used the manure from our laying hens as a highly effective, all-natural soil amendment on our land.

Leveraging our experience as seasoned organic crop farmers we have crafted and are proud to offer high-quality, composted, dehydrated and pelletized fertilizers tailored to diverse soil types and crop needs.

With our fertilizers, farmers can rely on enhanced efficiency, improved yields and the confidence to focus on farming while we take care of their soil's nutritional needs.

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THE PROCESS

We take an innovate approach to fertilizer production including composting the manure before pelletizing it. Composting the manure helps duplicate what would naturally occur with soil microbes over time.  This unique process ensures that the nutrients become readily available to the soil, providing an immediate impact on crop health and yields.

Our compost is then heat treated to NOP standards and our crumbled pellets go through an additional heat treatment process, effectively killing weed seeds and bacteria, ensuring the product is safe for use in growing the finest food for you, your family and your customers.

Our approach not only ensures a safe product but also yields a fertilizer which flows easily through planters, providing a uniform distribution of nutrients across your growing crops.

DO THE RIGHT THINGS
BE A GOOD NEIGHBOR

We have custom designed and engineered biofilters on our farms and mill locations to help mitigate odors generated. 

OUR VALUES IN ACTION

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BY-PRODUCT

By-Product of Egg Farms

Composted, pelletized, and dried into granular pellets

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PERFORMANCE

Performs well from start to finish and is blended before pelleting so it will not separate out.

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SOIL BENEFITS

Provides excellent nutritional value, aids in improving soil structure, and is approved for Organic usage

QUALITY FERTILIZER

As part of our sustainability initiatives, we create premium-quality fertilizer from compost, tailored for crop farmers to enhance crop production and provide essential nutrients to the soil. 

Our commitment extends to using this fertilizer on our own lands, specifically those dedicated to growing feed for our hens. 

AVAILABLE 2024

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5-4-3 OMRI Listed

Pelleted compost is best used as a starter through the planter or as a side dress for vegetables. 

 

One of the benefits of the pelleted compost is that it will flow easily through drop spreaders.

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4-3-10 Blend

Our 4-3-10 consists of composted poultry manure and OMRI listed sulfate of potash. 

The blend is pelleted and crumbled and flows easily. No other ingredients are needed.  This product is best used as a starter where Potassium levels
are low or crop needs are high.

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8-2-2 Blend

Our 8-2-2 consists of composted poultry manure and feather meal. 

 

It supplies slow release nitrogen to those soils with naturally high levels of Phosphate.

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7-2-6 Blend

Our 7-2-6 consists of composted poultry manure, organically approved feather meal, OMRI listed blood meal,

and OMRI listed sulfate of potash. 

The blood meal helps provide a quicker Nitrogen release that sustains over time, as well as a boost of Potassium.

Our 4-3-10, 8-2-2, and 7-2-6
have been reviewed and approved for use by Vermont Organic Farmers, LLC.

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FARMING OUR LEGACY

"We have been composting manure for over 30 years and have developed a dry, flowable product for use in organic vegetable production.  Our process has both biological and heat treatment steps to make sure the product is safe for use in growing the finest food for you, your family and your customers."

 



Hal K.
Partner

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