[USCC] Composting density

frank frank at compostlab.com
Fri Sep 9 15:48:50 CDT 2005


Arif,

Average bulk density is 42 lb/cu ft as received and 16.5 tons per acre 
as received for agronomic rates. This is 0.23 inches per 6 " depth.
But results vary alot.


Frank


Arif Hameed wrote:

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>           Could any body tell me, what is the density of the compost? Also,
>how much quantity in Tones do you required for one Acre land?  
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>Arif Hameed
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