Please join us for the fifth webinar in our Composting and Compost Use series. In this webinar, the presenter will provide an introduction (including description, pros and cons, and cost) to equipment useful for processing and handling feedstocks, building piles, monitoring piles, turning and aerating piles, watering piles, screening and bagging compost, and more. There is no charge for this webinar, but registration is required.
Register for the Equipment webinar.
Lyndell Pate, Technical Sales Manager for Ecoverse Industries near Charlotte, North Carolina. Ecoverse delivers a full line of environmental processing equipment, including Doppstadt line, BACKHUS, Backers, Tiger, Stationary Solutions, and Harvest Quest compost equipment lines. Lyndell has in more than 12 years of experience in technical support, sales, and consultation for compost operations, specifically with regard to process and equipment recommendations.
Mid-Atlantic Composting and Compost Use Webinar Series
You are invited to join our esteemed group of presenters on the third Friday of each month beginning at 2PM Eastern Time for an online version of the Mid-Atlantic Better Composting School, without the hands-on training portion. Individual webinars will be 60-75 minutes. This free-of-charge webinar series will begin in June 2017 and end in May 2018. Registration will be required in order to log-on.
The webinar series provides fundamental education on composting principles and compost use. The program will benefit experienced composters by providing refresher classes that may improve composting operations or for preparing for Compost Operators’ Certification testing. The training may also be useful for those considering starting a composting operation, at the on-farm, municipal, or industrial level. Composting regulators and compost marketers could also benefit from the knowledge on the process and the end product material use.
10/25/17: Selling Your Farm Eggs to Retail Outlets
Direct Marketing Shell Eggs to Retailers, Wholesalers, and Food Service Facilities in Maryland
There is a strong consumer demand for locally produced foods including a call for more locally produced eggs. Real profit potential exists for Maryland egg producers to expand their markets in to retail, wholesale and Food Service Facilities in Maryland.
However, shell egg sales must meet several requirements for grading, packaging, labeling, invoicing and transportation protocols. This webinar will detail those requirements as well as provide links to agencies and resource providers concerning shell egg sales to retailers, Wholesalers and food service facilities in Maryland. This information can help egg producers expand their marketing beyond the direct to consumer market channel.
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