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An award-winning fertilizer from compost?


June 12, 2014
By CBC

June 12, 2014, Winnipeg — A Winnipeg entrepreneur hopes to turn his
compost business, which uses worms to make natural fertilizers and
pesticides, into a global enterprise with the help of a national award.

June 12, 2014, Winnipeg — A Winnipeg entrepreneur hopes to turn his compost business, which uses worms to make natural fertilizers and pesticides, into a global enterprise with the help of a national award.

Dale Overton is the lone Manitoba finalist in BDC’s 2014 Young Entrepreneur Award.

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The 34-year-old biologist hopes to win the $100 thousand grand prize so he can expand his composting business, Overton Environmental Enterprises, by building a new composting pad site.

The company uses millions of worms to break down plant materials, and excrete worm castings, that produce nutrient-rich compost products.


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