COMPOST PROTECTION FILTER - TenCate Toptex®
TenCate Toptex®, the compost protection filter, is a key tool to optimize and enrich compost.
*) minimum 3 to 5 years under normal Central European climatic conditions. Logically, the
Life expectancy is prolonged when Toptex is not in use outdoors.
Maintains optimal humidity conditions.
Ensures adequate aerobic decomposition.
Minimizes loss of nutrients and leachate.
Reduces odor emissions.
COVER MATURE COMPOST
Many experienced users use TenCate Toptex®, the compost protection filter, to cover their most valuable product: mature compost. This is an inexpensive and easy-to-apply solution. The filter allows gas exchange, protects against moisture, keeps the compost dry and with a crumbling structure. It also efficiently protects against the growth of all types of seeds. This method allows for an outdoor storage of mature compost that is economical, profitable and effective.
FRESH MANURE STORAGE
TenCate Toptex®, the compost protection filter, is also used to store fresh manure. Scientific studies show that nutrient losses can be significantly reduced with the use of TenCate Toptex®. Many government guidelines (eg LGW 1991 of 12/95, Austria) and the code of good practice recommend covering stacked manure when it is outdoors.