New Komptech Topturn X63 helps Magic Valley Compost operate more efficiently

Magic-Valley-Aerial-Viewby Todd Dunderdale

When Ray Silene, started as the production supervisor with Magic Valley Compost (MVC) of Jerome, ID, they had nine employees and two worn out compost turners. That was in 2006. A lot has happened since then.

Magic Valley Compost, like many businesses, had created added value for their business by finding a solution to a problem. [Read more…]

Compost 2016 Soils for a Greener World conference and trade show highlights need for quality compost.

Compost2016-Thurs-0581Demonstration Day features the latest in composting and mulching equipment.

by Jon M. Casey

Historic winter weather in the mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions did not stop most of this year’s attendees to the Compost 2016 Soils for a Greener World conference and trade show January 25- 28 at the Hyatt Riverfront Convention Center in Jacksonville, FL. While a few of the planned attendees were unable to make the trip due to a mid-Atlantic nor’easter the previous weekend that dumped more than two feet of snow on the nation’s capitol and nearly three feet further north and west of D.C., the conference was well attended. Upwards of 1000 people were on hand for the four-day event to take in seminars, an industry trade show and a demonstration day event on Thursday that featured more than 40 pieces of equipment. [Read more…]