Composting provides unexpected benefits to dairy farms in New Zealand

Research in New Zealand determined the feasibility of using composting shelters to house cows, a practice becoming popular among smallholder farmers.

Giving Valentine's day flowers a new purpose through compost

Like many relationships, the flowers given on Valentine's day will not last forever. Around this time, many of the flowers given during Valentine's Day last February 14 start to wither and die. However, there are ways to keep them from ending up in dumpsites, such as giving them a new purpose through compost.