Small-scale composting can be beneficial to the soil on any organic farm. There are many types of compost from cool, slow fungal-based to hot with multiple turns to biodynamic. This session won’t be a step-by-step on making NOP-allowed compost, but will show you a variety of methods so you can choose one that’s right for your farm.
Harry Hoch manages the production side of Hoch Orchards, a Minnesota operation. He has degrees in horticulture and integrated pest management and a graduate degree in communications and sustainable agriculture. He is the second generation to manage the family farm.