Composting Conferences

2013 Midwest Compost School

Date: June 3-5, 2013
Location: Chaska, Minnesota
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The Midwest Extension Composting School 2013 features an intensive three-day program that will train participants in the science of composting, handling feedstocks, enhancing compost quality, sampling and analytical processes, environmental regulations, application rates, source separated food waste and understanding compost markets. The school focuses on a combination of hands-on training, lecture and discussion, facility operators, and problem solving.

More information at http://www1.extension.umn.edu/garden/events/midwest-composting-school/index.html

On Farm Composting Workshops

Date/Location: May 21, 2013 Macomb, IL
May 28, 2013 Old Mill Creek, IL
Hosted By: Illinois State University, Department of Agriculture
University of Illinois Extension
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Livestock producers, horse stable operators and organic farmers looking for alternative manure management ideas are invited to attend one of these workshops to learn about the benefits of composting, Illinois compost regulations, compost processes, and uses of compost.

More information at http://agriculture.illinoisstate.edu/downloads/WIU-TempelBrochure_May2013.pdf

 

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