November 2003

2003 Ag Innovator of the Year: Mississippi Topsoils

What’s better than turning a sow’s ear into a silk purse? How about turning chicken processing plant waste into rich garden soil? Mississippi Topsoils, located in Cold Spring, Minnesota, takes the protein-filled waste—a substance called secondary activated biosolids—from GNP Company, makers of Gold’n Plump Chicken, and turns it into a consistent, high-performing soil amendment marketed under the trade name “Soil Essentials.” “The innovation in our approach comes in the use… Read More »2003 Ag Innovator of the Year: Mississippi Topsoils