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.

NEW! ORAO Annual Conference  |  November 2, 2018  |  Columbus, Ohio
Learn what's new in the composting world, from using compost for crop production to controlling odors. 
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Composting in Ohio: A virtual tour of the industry  |  Lima and Wauseon, Ohio
Click here to take a virtual tour of two unique facilities and learn about the beneftis of compost for crop production.

Manure Science Review 2018  |  Forest, Ohio
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  1. Building a windrow to compost dairy manure and bedding at OSU Wooster Campus.

    OCAMM odds & ends

    Oct 10, 2018

    Click on 'OCAMM odds & ends' above to find out what's new in manure management and composting.

    ORAO 2018 Annual Conference  | November 2 | Columbus, Ohio | Find out what’s happening in the composting world: compost benefits and use in organic crop production, in-vessel composting at the Akron Zoo, food waste collection, odor control and more!  Click here for program and registration details.

  2. Building a windrow at the Allen-Oakwood Correction's composting site.

    OCAMM odds & ends

    Sep 24, 2018

    Click on 'OCAMM odds & ends' above to find out what's new in the world of manure management and composting.

    NEW! Ohio Livestock Mortality Composting Certification Workshop, September 26., Canfield, Ohio. Composting dead animals is an approved disposal method. This workshop provides the ‘how to’ information needed for certification.     Details

  3. Using cottton briefs to check out soil health.

    OCAMM odds & ends

    Aug 30, 2018

    From Theresa Dirksen (Ag Solutions):
    NEW: Data in Agriculture and Manure Application Field Day, October 2 in Celina, Ohio. Learn more about data in agriculture, updates to the Tri-State Fertility Guide, manure application demos, precision application demos and more!  CCA and CLM credits are available.    Flyer