Getting Down and Dirt With Organic Compost

The growing concern about environmental issues and unhealthy soil has induced extensive use of compost in agriculture. There are compelling reasons that make compost a better alternative to support agricultural crops production, increase yields and enrich the quality of produce. The sum of those reasons is this: compost makes soil healthy. The key to having good soil health — and, therefore, crop health — is to make sure it is biologically active. Only composted material can help you do that; according to several studies, the use of chemical fertilizers contributes significantly to soil deterioration. One of the best ways to…