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.

Manure Science Review | Summer 2021 | Hancock County, Ohio

POSTPONED due to COVID-19 restrictions. Check in next spring for updates.

Ohio Compost Operator Education Course | Wooster, Ohio

CANCELLED due to COVID19 restrictions. We will post information once it has been re-scheduled.  

OCAMM odds & ends

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  1. Collecting a manure sample before application

    OCAMM odds & ends

    Jul 1, 2020

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    Ohio Country Journal:
    H2Ohio update | Although funding to implement conservation practices was postponed in 2020, it is expected to be available in 2021. Farmers who applied for funding this year will need to contact their SWCD office to revise their application and complete the required nutrient management plan.  |  Article

  2. Manure stockpile with drainage to storage pond

    OCAMM odds & ends

    May 28, 2020

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    Tomorrow - free webinar: Measuring and Understanding the Effects of Conservation within Watersheds |May 28 at 3 pm EDT | Research findings on the impacts of conservation practices in different watersheds.  |  Details

  3. Applying solid manure to cropland

    OCAMM odds & ends

    May 11, 2020

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    From the LPELC
    Free webinar: Human Health: Pathogens and Contaminants in Livestock Systems | May 15 at 2:30 pm EDT | Three speakers will offer practical guidance on reducing pathogen and inhalation exposures in livestock operations and identify ways to protect human health.  |  Register