Friday, Dec 13, 2013
Farm Composting Workshop
Date(s) & Time(s)::
May 21, 2013 at 8:30 AM until 2:00 PM
Location: Illinois University Livestock Center and Compost Facility, Macomb, IL
Livestock producers, horse owners and stable operators looking for manure management options are encouraged to attend a composting workshop and field day.Return to event list.
The morning session will discuss the basics of aerobic composting, site development, permitting, compost use and quality control, and marketing. A tour of the WIU compost operation will be conducted in the afternoon. Lunch will be provided for those registering in advance.
Sponsors of the program include Western Illinois University, Illinois State University, University of Illinois Extension, and the Natural Resources Conservation Service.
Advance registration cost is $15 per person, and can be done online. Registration the day of the workshop is $20 per person.
For more information, contact Dr. Paul Walker at 309-438-3881 (ISU), or Duane Friend at 217-243-7424 (U of I Extension).
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