Livestock Facilities and Manure Management

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

ANIMAL MORTALITY COMPOSTING 

University of Illinois Extension will offer a unique workshop for livestock producers who use, or are considering, mortality composting. The Animal Mortality Composting Workshop will be held on Friday, November 3, 2017 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Orr Agricultural Center near Perry, IL.

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.

COMPOSTING FOR THE HOMEOWNER

This site gives an excellent in-depth 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.