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Farmers would get green boost with composting bills headed to Wes Moore’s desk. Here’s how

April 11, 2023

For farmers like Keith Ohlinger, composting has been a way of life on his 22-acre property, and now a bill awaiting Gov. Wes Moore’s signature aims to expand a zero-waste future. As the owner and operator of Howard County’s Porch View Farm LLC, reusing nearly all waste he and his family creates for the good of his tree and livestock farm has centered on compost created through a process of balancing nitrogen-rich, or “green” items, like some food scraps and used tea bags, and carbon rich, or “brown” items, like dry leaves and plants along with paper products.

Article Source: DelMarvaNow

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