USU Student Organic Farm
Composting is the process of mixing yard and household organic waste in a pile or bin and providing it with the right conditions to encourage decomposition. Millions of microscopic organisms take residence in the compost pile and devour the organic waste to produce a rich organic fertilizer and wonderful soil amendment.
Sherwood, Brianne; Hunt, Sara; Sorenson, Crista; Heineman, Bethany; Beyers, Blake; and Workman, Ashley Walker, "Compost" (2010). USU Student Organic Farm Newsletter. Paper 29.