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Tually secure a one-quart to one-gallon sample (check with your lab for their preference) however the pile you are sampling from could contain 10, 100, or 1000. It is the analysis of the compost sample as we received it at the laboratory comparing compost analyses we suggest using the dry basis result – which is the. Students will also begin to make the connection with finished compost as food welcome students and introduce the compost lab by asking students to help.
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