Composting is making a resurgence in agriculture as growers realise the compounding benefits for productivity, soil health, water efficiency and the environment.
Related to this is the increasing availablity of compost made from recycled organic waste that meets regulatory standards for compost used in food production.
The resoures listed below are a good source of information about commercial composting practices.
Next gen compost - the aginnovators.org.au project portal dedicated to information and news about using compost made from recycled organics in agriculture.
Find a composter - a database of compost suppliers maintained by the Australian Organics Recycling Association (AORA). Aginnovators does not recommend any particular supplier. Please read our tips for growers for advice about selecting a supplier
Soil wealth - Soil Wealth and Integrated Crop Protection delivers integrated information on vegetable soil management and crop protection practices that help growers and advisers use and support profitable and sustainable vegetable production.
Compost for Soils - provides fact sheets and other information about using compost and is provided by the Australian Organics Recycling Association (AORA)
AORA - The Australian Organics Recycling Association (AORA) is the peak body for firms that manufacture compost from recycling organic resources.