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Oct 20

Mid-Atlantic Composting and Compost Use Webinar Series: Webinar 5 - Equipment

2:00 pm EDT

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.

 

Presenter

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.

Series Schedule

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Oct 25

Anchored. Podcast Episode 10- Keeping the Connections: A Look at Reintegration Groups for Families

8:00 am EDT

About this Podcast 
Reintegration after deployment is a familiar term for military service members and their families. The transition process often presents a variety of challenges, including difficulties making readjustments back into life with families, jobs, and within the community. The American Red Cross has created a program to assist in helping to ease the transition called Reconnection Workshops. This podcast will highlight this program while infusing a personal touch from our guest speaker, Amber Meza. 


Anchored. is MFLN Family Development's podcast created to support and inspire those connected to military families. Each episode focuses on real life struggles and topic areas that many families encounter. We invite you to sit back, relax, and get Anchored. with us!

CEU Information
We anticipate being able to offer 1.0 CEUs for this podcast through the University of Texas at Austin's School of Social Work. These educational hours may be submitted by professionals to meet continuing education requirements for renewal of Social Work, Professional Counselor, and Family Therapist licenses. UT at Texas School of Social Work is an approved CE provider in all but the following 11 states: Colorado, Florida, Hawaii, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, New York, North Dakota, and Oklahoma. 
Participants are encouraged to check with their states' latest licensing rules to confirm reciprocity and CE rules. 

Guest Bio
Amber Meza works as an American Red Cross Volunteer Coordinator at Moody Air Force Base in Valdosta, GA. Amber is no stranger to the military, as she served in the Air Force for 5 years and her husband is currently active duty Air Force.

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Oct 25

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar- Selling Your Farm Egg to Retail Outlets

12:00 pm EDT

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.

For more information and to register: https://wiawebinars.eventbrite.com

For upcoming and archived webinars: http://extension.umd.edu/womeninag/webinars

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