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 Meeting & Conference | November 6, 2020 | Virtual conference

Learn more about composting, from odor management to community gardens. Click here to check out the agenda.

Manure Science Review | Summer 2021 | Hancock County, Ohio

POSTPONED in 2020 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. Applying liquid manure using a dragline

    OCAMM odds & ends

    Sep 1, 2020

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    From Ohio Ag Net:
    Saturated buffer research tests relocation of nutrients | Redirecting flow from a subsurface tile outlet can reduce nutrients entering streams.  |  Video  |  More info

  2. Turning composted manure at the Manure Expo 2016

    OCAMM odds & ends

    Aug 12, 2020

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    From LPELC
    Free webinar: Communicating Science Using the Science of Communication | August 14 at 2:30 pm EDT | Learn how the public forms their perceptions of science and health information and the kind of information sources they trust and seek out.  |  Details and registration

  3. 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