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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

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 minimize nuisance and environmental concerns. Presenter Gary Felton, ...

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...

Livestock Mortality Composting – Beyond the Basics Part 2

Friday, September 19, 2014 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Thomas Bass, Josh Payne

As the popularity of composting as an option for managing livestock mortalities increases, innovative research has recently emerged regarding drug and prion persistence in mortality compost piles. A related issue is the consideration of worker safety during composting. This...

Livestock Mortality Composting – Beyond the Basics Part 1

Friday, August 15, 2014 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Saqib Mukhtar, Dean Ross, Karl VanDevender

Livestock mortality composting is a relatively inexpensive, biosecure, and environmentally sound approach to addressing the issue of carcass disposal. This webcast will feature presentations by national experts who participated in Langston University’s Livestock Mortality ...