There was "Catistan," the social networking website created for cat lovers to role play as their own pet cats. And "Turn Off," a business proposal for a drug designed to decrease your sexual arousal, inspired by a student who was overly stimulated by her attractive classroom professor. With the right vision, tenacity and support, an offbeat concept can fly. Companies that seem like no-brainers now, were considered outrageous when they started.
Hatching eggs, grass-fed cattle and sheep, and organic compost are the major commodities produced on the farm.
Our interview consisted of 6 questions, each with the intention of providing you with a greater insight into what running a composting business looks like. We hope you enjoy reading this as much as we enjoyed creating it.
Please tell us about yourself, and provide some general information for our visitors about your compost business A. Our farm is located in the south-eastern US. Our compost site is located approximately one mile off the closet paved road, and three miles from the closest town.
The site has forestry boundaries on all sides and no neighbors within 2, feet. We are located in a very rural county of less than 10, people. The closest large city is 35 miles away.
We started composting six years ago. My son and I do all of the composting. We hire four temporary employees for bagging. We produce 3, tons of compost annually. We compost chicken layer manure, and agricultural crop residues.
The chicken layer manure is a free resource from our chicken layer business. The agricultural crop residues are a cost to our composting business, although we are given the crop residues we have to bale them, haul them, and process them.
This process takes equipment, labor, and fuel.
When you started running a composting business, how did you acquire land? We compost in a acre agricultural field that is rented from an uncle. Because we have an agricultural composting permit we were not required to build a pad.
We also use the natural slope of the land and a natural grassed waterway to control rainwater. If someone was wanting to start a composting business, what are five important factors they must consider during the planning stages of their business?
There are times that you're going to generate a lot of dust and odors. You need raw material storage areas for Carbon and Nitrogen sources.
Although you may be doing a service for the community, and the environment your neighbors do NOT want to see it, smell your raw materials, breath in your dust, and hear equipment running all day. Understand the permitting process.
Our state has different requirements for Agricultural Composting versus Commercial Composting. We comply to the agricultural compost regulations. The commercial composting regulations, in which you may qualify to be paid to take waste for composting, may be much more stringent.
Determine the sources of your compost resources. If you're going to be a commercial or agricultural compost producer, you need to know where your carbon and nitrogen sources are going to come from and what is available.
You'll also need to determine if you have to purchase any ingredients or haul any resources into your facility so you can achieve the proper C: You also need a good source of water.
Chlorinated water city water is not desired. Water use in an operation our size is 5, to 6, gallons in a half-day during the heat phase of compost process. Determine your equipment needs and how you will fund them.
The compost turner and tractor to pull it will get you in the business, but you may eventually need front-end loaders, a dump truck to assist in moving raw materials, a compost screenerbale buster, wood grinder, row covers, bagging equipment, forklift, delivery trucks, application equipment, covered storage or work area, etc.A clearly written business plan is the industry standard and the first step in starting a compost products service business.
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Dear Worm Enthusiast,. If you’ve made it to this page, I’m guessing you have a pretty serious interest in worm farming. Many of you are likely planning to start up some form of worm farming business.
Find vermicomposting lesson plans and teaching resources. Quickly find that inspire student learning. In this vermicomposting lesson, 3rd graders prepare to begin a unit on decomposition by constructing a worm bin. Students collect worms to be used later in experiments.
They formulate a plan to become business owners making a living. This castings/compost is called vermicompost, an excellent soil amendment.
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