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Online VA CFA and Trained Technician Recertification open until 6/30

Saturday, June 30, 2018 at 5:00 pm EDT

This is an on-demand VA Certified Fertilier Applicator and Trained Technician Recertification course hosted on eXtension campus. There is no set time for this course to be complete. The course will remain open until we host another live webinar, typically in June.The basics...

Certified Fertilizer Applicator Recertification Webinar

Thursday, June 21, 2018 at 10:00 am EDT

You are invited to a FREE 2 hour webinar that will be accepted by the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) as 2 hours of recertification credit for currently licensed CFAs and Trained Technicians. The webinar will occur on Friday June 21...

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,...

Turfgrass Tuesday, Doing More with Less in Sports Turf

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at 10:00 am EDT - Presented by Michael Goatley

This is the monthly Turfgrass Tuesday hosted by the VT Turf Team. For March 2018 we will feature Mike Skelton, from VA Culpeper County Parks and Rec. He will be giving his presentation on "Doing More with Less in Sports Turf". Mike discusses time, labor, and money...

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. Watch Recording ...

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...

VA Certified Fertilizer Applicator Recertification Webinar

Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 1:00 pm EST - Presented by Michael Goatley

The basics of soils, soil chemistry, soil morphology of VA, fertility sources and rates, as well as PPE, SDS, handling, transporting and storing fertilizers will be detailed. Each webinar participant must register as an individual (note that webinars can still be viewed as a...

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...