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Vermicomposting Book List: Worm Farming
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This is a vermicomposting resource listing books on mid-to-large scale earthworm farming.

Books on Worm Farming

  • Bogdanov, Peter. (1996). Commercial Vermiculture: How to Build a Thriving Business in Redworms. Published by Vermico, P.O. Box 1134, Merlin, OR 97532, (541) 476-9626. 85 p.
  • Gaddie, Ronald Sr. and Douglas, Donald. (1977). Earthworms for Ecology & Profit - Volume 1: Scientific Earthworm Farming (180 p.), and Volume 2: Earthworms and the Ecology (263 p.). Published by Bookworm Publishing Company, P.O. Box 3037, Ontario, CA 91761. ISBN: 0916302-01-6. Library of Congress Catalog Number: 76-23923.
  • Morgan, Charlie. (1975-revised). Profitable Earthworm Farming. Published by Shields Publications, P.O. Box 669, Eagle River, WI 54521. ISBN: 0-914116-06-1. 95 p. Other titles by Morgan include Earthworm Selling and Shipping Guide (82 p.); Earthworm Feeds and Feeding (90 p.); The Worm Farm (70 p.); How to Raise, Store and Sell Nightcrawlers (40 p.); Raising the African Nightcrawler or Tropical Giant (53 p.); and Therapeutic Medications & Pesticides for Worm Growers (100 p).
  • Shields, Earl. (1994-revised). Raising Earthworms For Profit. Published by Shields Publications, P.O. Box 669, Eagle River, WI 54521. ISBN: 0-914116-21-5. 128 p.

How to Obtain These Books

Many of these books are self-published or out-of-print, yet still available from businesses that sell books and equipment related to raising earthworms. Some of these vendors are listed below in alphabetical order:

Arlan & Sons Innovative Gardening Products, 11881 Arroyo Avenue, Santa Ana, CA 92705. Phone (714) 838-8539. Fax (714) 838-4950. E-mail: arlan@neptune.net. URL:// http://www.alanson.com

Shields Publications, P.O. Box 669, Eagle River, WI 54521.

Vermico, Peter Bogdanov, E-mail: vermico@vermico.com. URL: http://www.vermico.com

 

The author and vendor names are provided as information and are
not an endorsement or criticism of others not listed.