Our Yorganics agricultural compost is a totally natural and eco-friendly product which is ideal for use in agriculture.
We make our peat-free compost to the British Standards Institution (BSI) PAS100 standard. As a result, it has to pass stringent tests to be certified as a compost.
We can supply the compost in bulk to farmers and land managers. The compost contains readily available potassium (K) and slower release nitrogen (N), phosphorous (P) and sulphur (S). Trace elements and micro-nutrients are also in supply in smaller but useful quantities.
Compost organic matter is rich in carbon, which is necessary for soil microbial populations to function. Soil micro-organisms are necessary to drive nutrient cycles and other essential soil processes. Compost has a neutralizing value and is about 10% as effective as limestone, tonne for tonne of dry matter.
Organic matter in compost is significant and able to provide many benefits:
- Improved soil structure
- Greater water holding capacity and infiltration
- Increased cation exchange in lighter soils
- Reduced nutrient leaching
The effect of introducing Yorganics compost into agricultural soils can significantly increase crop yields. A recent trial by DC-Agri* showed higher yields were attributed to compost use. The trial showed that where green waste compost was used in conjunction with purchased fertiliser as part of an integrated nutrient management plan, crop yields increased by 10% in comparison to a crop fertilised only with purchased mineral fertiliser.
If you are a farmer or land manager, as a compost supplier on the BSI PAS100 scheme we can supply recent laboratory data to help you successfully use our Yorganics product.
If you would like to buy Yorganics compost, or would like more information, please call us on 0845 300 8889 or email our Customer Services Team.