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 | July 30, 2020 | Hancock County, Ohio

Stay tuned for details about this educational field day.

Ohio Compost Operator Education Course | March 25-26, 2020 | Wooster, Ohio

CANCELLED due to COVID19 restrictions. Learn the nuts and bolts of running a large commercial composting facility, from mixing materials to odor management to regulations and more.  
For course and registration details, click here.

OCAMM odds & ends

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  1. Ssad lane for separation

    OCAMM odds & ends

    Feb 4, 2020

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  2. Manure stockpiled in a field for spreading.

    OCAMM odds & ends

    Dec 4, 2019

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    From the LPELC:
    Free webinar: Phosphorus Management Lessons Learned from the Field | December 13 at 2:30 pm EST | Learn from the experts about tradeoffs between reducing P runoff and improving soil health,  a public-private partnership geared to developing practical on-farm solutions to water quality, and the effects of management practices on P runoff.  |  Details

  3. Freshly turned composted bedded pack.

    OCAMM odds & ends

    Nov 15, 2019

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    From Ohio Ag Net:
    Manure separation shows promise for better nutrient management |  A 7,400 head swine farm in Ohio is evaluating the effectiveness and cost of a solid-liquid separation system that includes mechanical separation followed by further processing of the liquid stream.  |  Article