8430Re: [fukuoka_farming] soil science part 3
- Dec 15, 2008Not if you count the nitrogen that is locked up in the microbes! Plus the ability of the microbes to fix nitrogen from the air.
From: Anders Skarlind <Anders.Skalman@...>
Sent: Monday, December 15, 2008 7:03:02 AM
Subject: Re: [fukuoka_farming] soil science part 3
At 22:49 2008-12-14, Jeff wrote:
>I don't understand this. Well cured compost has very little N. InA more typical number would be 60:1.
>fact a lot of it is lost during high temperature heap composting
>In a way you are right
>Ok, start with 1 ton of wheat straw, organic matter is roughly 50
>SO 1000 lbs carbon, the straw has a carbon to nitrogen ratio of 600 to
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