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Marijuana growers crave this Brigham Young University student’s organic fertilizer

Joseph Walker has won three collegiate entrepreneurial contests this year for the organic fertilizer that his company OmniEarth is producing largely for commercial marijuana growers serving the fast-growing medical and recreational pot markets.

Joseph Walker says he’s killed his weight in worms.

But after a dozen tries, Walker believes he’s come up with an effective process for encouraging worms to eat — and more important, to poop — and then converting their teeny droppings into an organic fertilizer.

The Brigham Young University student’s main customers are commercial growers of marijuana, a market that’s exploding as more states approve pot use for medicinal or recreational purposes.

Read More at Salt Lake Tribune



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