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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.

COMPOST AWARENESS WEEK | May 2-8, 2021

Tour Dayton Foodbank's in-vessel composter | In-person tour sign up |  Live virtual tour Thursday, May 6 at 5:30 EST via Facebook or Instagram - 'The Foodbank, Inc.'

Click here to learn more about Compost Awareness Week.

Manure Science Review | Summer 2021 

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Ohio Compost Operator Education Course | Wooster, Ohio

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

News

  1. Applying liquid manure with a drag hose

    OCAMM odds & ends

    May 10, 2021

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    LPELC Webinar: Manuresheds: Advancing nutrient recycling in U.S. agriculture | May 21 at 2:30 pm ET | This initiative seeks to increase coordination of livestock and crop operations for improved utilization and distribution of manure. Learn more about the vision, opportunities and challenges.  CCA credits available. |  Details  

  2. Plug flow anaerobic digester on a dairy farm

    OCAMM odds & ends

    Apr 12, 2021

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    From LPELC:
    Webinar: Coupling Manure Digesters with Natural Gas Systems | April 16 at 2:30 pm ET | Learn where, how and when it makes sense to convert biogas produced from anaerobic digestion of manure, to pipeline quality methane.  |  Details

  3. Using a tarp for manure calibration

    OCAMM odds & ends

    Mar 18, 2021

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    From LPELC:
    Webinar: Food Safety and Manure Application | Friday, March 19 at 2:30 pm | Best practices and federal guidelines for applying manure, compost and irrigation water for food production.  |  Details