Salmon compost

Two iconic Tasmanian companies are working together to turn salmon hatchery by-product into nutrient rich compost; and cherry lovers will reap the benefits!

September 24th 2020, saw the first large-scale spread of the compost across Cherries Tasmania’s Old Beach orchard. Frances Bender, Huon Aquaculture’s Co-Founder was delighted to see the by-product from Huon’s Whale Point Salmon Nursery put to good use.

“There’s a whole range of fish-based fertilisers and composts out there and any good gardener or farmer knows they are absolutely fantastic to build up the microbiome of the soil.”

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