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What is Aerobic Compost

Aerobic compost comprises decomposing organic matter which uses microorganisms that require oxygen, which is found in the moisture surrounding organic matter. This compost creates the perfect nitrogen environment for healthy soil through a process of mineralization.

Aerobic Composting uses Microbes to Improve the Soil


Compost is a mixture of decomposed material made up of rotting twigs, leaves, and other natural waste. It is great for enriching the soil and Ritlee has the perfect machine to help you make it.

How to make Aerobic Compost and the Tractor Mounted Compost Turner

Our Tractor Mounted Compost Turner creates compost that can be used by farmers and homeowners alike.

During the composting process, all present oxygen is used up by the microorganisms generating CO2, high temperatures and anaerobic conditions–

The roter action of the machine fluffs and breaks up all anaerobic clusters releases the CO2 and high temperatures replacing with ambient temperature and oxygen present fresh air, is designed in such a way that water can be introduced in a tidy, spill-free fashion.

This action once again creates ideal conditions for the composting process to carry on with its cycle once again‚ÄĒthis, together with increasing massively the population of aerobic microbes and beneficial fungus!

It also breaks up the decomposing material to release and expel carbon dioxide. You are also easily able to remove stones and larger debris from the mixture as the rotating action moves this to the sides of the rows where they can be manually removed.

The Tractor Mounted Compost Turner is rotor mounted and designed with two hydraulically controlled lifting and lowering pistons. These are positioned in stable slides allowing for the adjustment of 50cm. The machine also has a full-width stabilizer bar to reduce vibration while turning. It is also designed in a way that you can easily use it on any undulating land and has no unnecessary counterweights for stability, but is perfectly balanced for a hassle-free composting experience.

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  1. Fertilizers can seriously interfere with the population growth of microbial content in your soil which is imperative for the health of your soil.
  2. Compost rebuilds soil structure:
  3. Higher yields ‚Äď compost improves soil structure and fertility. It restores carbon and organic matter & improves erosion control. Compost also reduces disease and insect pressures. Overall, a crop‚Äôs yield potential increases.
  4. Fertilizer substitution ‚Äď compost contains crop-available nutrients.
  5. Contains slow release of major crop nutrients including phosphate, potash, magnesium, and sulfur.
  6. A useful input of sulfur to improve cereal and grain quality characteristics.
  7. Compost is food for soil while fertilizer is food for plants.


Microbial and Fungal life in the soil explenation