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University of Illinois Extension
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Phone: 217-243-7424
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Extension Educator, Energy and Environmental Stewardship
University of Illinois Extension
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Freeport, IL 61032
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Composting Central

Composting Central

Resources for the composting of livestock manure, food scraps, and yard waste.

      

Composting for the Homeowner

This site gives an excellent indepth discussion of the science of composting, why it is important to compost, how to build a compost pile, and materials needed for composting.

Composting in the Home Garden

Another resource to help you compost. The compost trouble shooting section can assist with common problems.

Composting Manure

Need the specifics on how to compost livestock manure? This is a resource to help and includes information about composting rules and environmental regulations.

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