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Mid-Atlantic Composting and Compost Use Webinar Series: Webinar 12 – Compost Marketing, Integration and Summary

Friday, May 18, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT

Please join us for the twelfth and final webinar in our year-long Composting and Compost Use series. In this webinar, the presenters will describe how to identify and appeal to various markets for compost through a largely facilitated discussion. We will provide an...

Mid-Atlantic Composting and Compost Use Webinar Series: Webinar 11 – Compost Use and Safety

Friday, April 20, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT

Please join us for the eleventh webinar in our Composting and Compost Use series. In this webinar, the presenters will describe a multitude of uses for compost in agricultural, urban, and disturbed landscapes. Nutrient content and availability, organic matter benefits,...

Mid-Atlantic Composting and Compost Use Webinar Series: Webinar 10 – Compost Quality and Standards

Friday, March 16, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT

Please join us for the tenth webinar in our Composting and Compost Use series. In this webinar, the presenter will describe biological, chemical and physical attributes that can be used to categorize the quality of compost. Test methods for evaluating compost quality and...

Mid-Atlantic Composting and Compost Use Webinar Series: Webinar 9 – Regulations

Friday, February 16, 2018 at 2:00 pm EST

Please join us for the ninth webinar in our Composting and Compost Use series. In this webinar, a panel of presenters will explain the general purpose of composting regulations, provide some specific examples of the rationale behind state regulations, and engage in a...

Mid-Atlantic Composting and Compost Use Webinar Series: Webinar 8 – Health and Safety

Friday, January 19, 2018 at 2:00 pm EST

Please join us for the eighth webinar in our Composting and Compost Use series. In this webinar, the presenter will identify and describe the risk of potential health and safety issues for compost operators, and explain how risks can be reduced. There is no charge for this...

Mid-Atlantic Composting and Compost Use Webinar Series: Webinar 7 – Composting Management: Odor

Friday, December 15, 2017 at 2:00 pm EST

Please join us for the seventh webinar in our Composting and Compost Use series. In this webinar, the presenter will explain how odor is detrimental to the functioning of a composting facility and what steps should be taken to prevent odor problems. There is no charge for...

Mid-Atlantic Composting and Compost Use Webinar Series: Webinar 6 – Composting Management: Water, Problem Feedstocks

Friday, November 17, 2017 at 2:00 pm EST

Please join us for the sixth webinar in our Composting and Compost Use series. In this webinar, the presenter will explain how to evaluate composting water needs, describe methods for accurately applying water, and how to handle and compost problematic feedstocks to...

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

Friday, October 20, 2017 at 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...

Mid-Atlantic Composting and Compost Use Webinar Series: Webinar 4 - Site Selection and Design

Friday, September 15, 2017 at 2:00 pm EDT

Please join us for the fourth webinar in our Composting and Compost Use series. In this webinar, the presenter will explain how to evaluate land for siting a composting facility and describe considerations for laying out a facility, including size, environmental protection,...

Mid-Atlantic Composting and Compost Use Webinar Series: Webinar 3 – Composting Systems and Methods

Friday, August 18, 2017 at 2:00 pm EDT

Please join us for the third webinar in our Composting and Compost Use series. In this webinar, the presenters will describe various composting systems and methods and identify their characteristics, advantages and drawbacks. Registrants will learn which system/method is...

Mid-Atlantic Composting and Compost Use Webinar Series: Webinar 2 - Composting: Feedstocks and Recipe Development

Friday, July 21, 2017 at 2:00 pm EDT

Please join us for the second webinar in our Composting and Compost Use series. In this webinar, the presenters will discuss properties of feedstocks critical for their blending to promote ideal composting, explain how to interpret feedstock analyses, provide mathematical...

Mid-Atlantic Composting and Compost Use Webinar Series: Webinar 1 - Science of Composting

Friday, June 16, 2017 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Greg Evanylo

Please join us for the initial webinar in our composting and compost use series. There is no charge to begin your discovery or renewal of composting knowledge, but registration is required.PresenterGreg Evanylo, Professor & Extension Specialist, Department of Crop &...

Getting started with compost production and use for the small and mid-sized farm

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at 7:00 pm EDT

This program is part of a 23-webinar Michigan State University Extension 2016 Beginning Farmer Webinar Series. Are you ready to include or improve composting at your farm? Learn efficient and effective techniques for making compost, as well as criteria for deciding when...

Composting Avian Influenza Mortalities

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 at 2:00 pm EDT

Join webinar featured speaker Prof. Mark Hutchinson and moderator Dr. Susan Kerr to learn about the issues associated with avian influenza-related poultry carcass disposal. Mark Hutchinson is an Extension Professor with University of Maine Cooperative Extension. He has ...

Horse Manure Composting: Specific Steps to Start or Improve the Process

Friday, June 19, 2015 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by stephen komar, Mollie Bogardus, Jamie Cohen

Horses can be significant contributors to water quality impairment with the 50 pounds of manure they produce every day. Horse manure composting is one way to reduce this impairment. This webcast will discuss various aspects of composting horse manure. Bedding options and...