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The goal of the Ohio Composting and Manure Management (OCAMM) program is to research, develop and communicate sustainable strategies for the managnement of animal manures and nutrients on Ohio farms.

Ohio Organics Council Annual Conference | November 12, 2021 

Find our what's happening in the composting world, from understanding its value to addresing challenges.
Program detailsClick here for the agenda and other details.
RegistrationClick here to register online.
SponsorshipClick here for information.

Waste to Worth Conference | April 2022 

The conference bring together the nation’s best science on animal agriculture and the environment with innovative outreach, networking opportunities, and a mix of multidisciplinary specialists in a collaborative atmosphere. 
Call for abstracts:  Click here to submit proposals for oral, poster, panel or workshop presentations.
Sponsors and Exhibitors:  Click here to view opportunities.

Manure Science Review | August 2021

The field day is done, but check out this great video (click here). Glen Arnold, OSU, shows the amounts of different manures needed to get 1 lb of P2O5.

Composting in Ohio and Beyond: A virtual tour | August 2021

See two commercial composting facilities in operation from the ground and above, plus Q&A with facility managers.
Click here for recording of the tour..  

OCAMM odds & ends

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Send e-mail with subject 'Join OCAMM listserv' to Mary Wicks (wicks.14@osu.edu.

News

  1. Cows on compost bedded pack shortly after turning

    OCAMM odds & ends

    Oct 12, 2021

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    UPCOMING EVENTS:

    LEPLC webinar: Incentives for Sustainable Practices | October 22 | Learn why using different practices in different places is important and how programs in two watersheds work to improve manure application practices.  |  Details

  2. Touring MVP Dairy at the 2021 Manure Science Review

    OCAMM odds & ends

    Sep 13, 2021

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    From LPELC:
    Webinar: Industry initiatives for environmental sustainability – A role for everyone | September 17, 2021 at 2:30 pm ET | Representatives from national commodity groups will discuss what goes into setting sustainability goals.  |  Details

  3. Glen Arnold, OSU, talks manure at the 2021 MSR

    OCAMM odds & ends

    Aug 24, 2021

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    Call for abstracts: Waste to Worth 2022 in Maumee Bay, Ohio | Share your Ohio-based work or research on efforts important to sustainability in animal agriculture, with a national audience of  Extension educators and manure professionals.  |  Details