Composting at the Farm Scale

For a detailed repository of composting face sheets please visit:

Cornell Waste Management Institute's composting fact sheets

This website contains information on general composting, mortality composting, health and safety, municipal waste and municipal yard waste composting, and home composting.


On-Farm and Small-Scale Commercial Compost Production Videos

Facility Design, Regulations, & Producer Case Studies

NRCS Composting Facility Standards

NYSDEC Composting Facilities Regulations

NYSDEC Anerobic Composting Facilities Regulations

Biology of Composting & Feedstocks

Troubleshooting & Contamination Concerns

Cornell Wast Management Institute Fact Sheet on Laboratory Testing

Monitoring, Testing & Interpretation

Last updated February 7, 2024