Frontier – Mighty Mike Compost Windrow Turner

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Frontier – Mighty Mike Compost Windrow Turner

About the Company:

Windrow Compost Turners
The Frontier Turning System is a controlled airflow and complete mixing system.

Old style straddle turners using flat paddles, knives or rototiller tines were somewhat effective in transforming organic waste from an environmental problem to a more benign product. But with the ever-increasing costs of fertilizers and other soil amendments making high quality compost is fast becoming a viable source of income across the country and around the world.

Every Frontier Windrow Turner is designed to perform every task required to maximize bacterial and fungal activity necessary to produce odor-free valuable compost. The Heart of the Frontier Turning System is found in every Frontier Windrow Turner from the largest to the smallest. They all create a directionally focused Gale-force airflow.

About the Solution:

This little windrow turner does wonders with little effort. It is a Frontier through and through. The Mighty Mike has been in use for over a decade and has proven to be a highly productive and extremely low maintenance workhorse.

The Mighty Mike is ideal for: Small farms, nurseries, dairies, and more.

The Mighty Mike’s patented drum/mixing system protects the drum and paddle brackets from wear. Many composting experts agree that smaller windrows will make a higher quality finished product that will demand a higher price and do it in less time.

Frontier Compost Turners FRONTIER INDUSTRIAL CORP PO Box 627 Hubbard, Oregon United States (503) 859-3454 Visit Company Website

Solution Type

  • Composting


  • Equipment Vendor


  • Compost


  • GHG
  • Odor
  • Pathogens
  • Storage

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Solution Strengths, Weaknesses and Critical Indicators

Compost Technologies:

  • Requires manure fiber moisture content <80%
  • Volume reduction of 30 to 50% typical
  • Produces a stable, odor free product with market value
  • Requires significant space and time to create highest product value
  • Different technologies and approaches result in a wide range of compost characteristics

Newtrient Comments/Opinions:

Frontier has recently been added to the Newtrient catalog. Newtrient will continue to work with Frontier to further refine the cost and performance information on their solutions. Newtrient will update this entry as more information becomes available and as new commercial dairy installations come online.

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