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Winning the Organics Game: The Compost Marketer's Handbook

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[R]ecommended for anyone having a practical interest in the production and utilization of compost.

IPM Practitioner

ISBN 0-9615027-2-X

This book is the the first written to assist green industry professionals in marketing organics and compost-related products and services. It is a one-of-a-kind publication that is a must for anyone interested in learning more about the rapidly expanding—and profitable—organics market. It features:

  • The Compost Factory Paradigm
  • Sports Turf Markets for Compost
  • Popular Uses for Compost in Nurseries
  • Emerging Specialty Markets for Compost
  • The Use of Training as a Way to Counter Competition
  • Retail Markets . . . the Highest Value for Compost?
  • Landscapers . . . the Leading Market for Compost
  • Marketing Compost Through Topsoil Blenders
  • Agricultural Markets for Compost
  • The Economic Angle of the Compost Business
  • An Overview of the Green Industry Markets
  • Silviculture, Roadside and Reclamation Markets for Compost
  • The TEMPS Plan for Marketing Compost
  • Sales Management for Compost Marketers

Author Rodney W. Tyler is a certified professional agronomist and has more than 40 years of experience in the horticultural, composting, and agronomic fields. He has been involved in compost quality control, research, marketing, and product development and has created markets for various organic products. In addition to authoring more than 30 industry articles relating to the making and marketing of compost and other education issues, he has led numerous seminars on composting issues.

" . . . the first book to address the issue of compost marketing . . . any producer with an eye to marketing would do well to read this book." —Composting News, UK

" . . .every practicing (horticulture and landscape) professional should have a copy in their library."—Lawn & Landscape