As a farmer, how much care do you put into making certain your crops have a healthy, bounty-producing foundation?
Today we’re joined by Brad Morgan, Founder and Owner of Morgan Composting and Dairy Doo, located in Sears, Michigan. Morgan Composting Inc is a family business that was started in 1996. The Morgans began composting as a solution to a manure problem on their dairy farm. Morgan Composting’s goal is to be a driving force in Agribusiness that promotes sustainable practices, and to be an innovative provider of economical soil health products. Their mission is to strive for excellence in their service to customers, their community, and the environment. Tune in today to hear all about the fine art of composting from a seasoned compost master!
In This Episode:
Brad’s method of disposing of manure on the farm 1:25
What’s offered in Brad’s product line expansion 7:19
How the greenhouse products are different 17:06
How the flower mix differs from the Seed Starter 101 19:40
What Brad’s desire for growth (if any) is with Dairy Doo 25:32
Where they source from 31:07
What Brad’s advice is for composting/fertility for a newer farmer 38:43
About the Guest:
Morgan Composting is a family business that was started in 1996, by Brad Morgan and his father, Dale. Brad began composting as a solution to a manure management problem on his 200-head dairy operation. Now the cows have been sold and Morgan Composting designs, manufactures, and distributes powerful and organic soil amendments, fertilizers, and potting soil mixes for the homeowner and agriculture sectors under the DAIRY DOO brand.
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