R Scott wrote:You can do it if you can get the material by the semi load and have a decent loader to turn the piles, but it will be a full time job to turn the piles for a while.
Manure spreader to put the organic matter out as-is, and then make compost tea to spray everywhere as an inoculant may be more cost/time efficient. You will still be shocked at the semi loads needed to cover 40 acres with meaningful amounts organic matter.
Cover crops are definitely more cost effective.
allen lumley wrote:Our Rocket Mass Heater RMH, needs to quickly create the Freaky High Temperatures and Generate the Great efficiencies of its clean
burn ! As the water in the water jacket will rapidly steal the heat needed to maintain the high Combustion temperatures- never getting
above 212 itself - We have to expect that we would have all of the products of incomplete combustion for a while with every time we
light a fire in our RMH This would prolong the amount of time that your RMH needs operator attention 2 or 3 Xs standard -
This type of burn is the kind of smoky fire that annoys your neighbors - if you have any !