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The Dish on Dairy Dirt: Ruminations on composted manure Written by Malibu Compost

Helen Krayenhoff’s article, “The Dish on Dairy Dirt: Ruminations on composted manure” gives great insight on the composting world and also includes an awesome section on Malibu Compost. Krayenhoff explains, “Malibu Compost is made using the biodynamic process that was created in the 1920s when farmers in Germany were seeing a decline in yield, quality, and disease-resistance in their crops in the advent of industrial agriculture…. The fresh manure pile is amended with small, concentrated amounts of six herbs: yarrow, chamomile, nettle, oak bark, dandelion, and valerian, which are gathered before they go to seed and pre-composted for a year. These bring in a whole new set of beneficial microbes that help make the elements and minerals of the completed compost more easily available to plants, thereby encouraging plant vitality and disease resistance.”

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