Workshops, Conferences, Field Days and More


Checking out soil health at the 2018 MSR.


July 2020

Hancock County, Ohio

Postponed to 2021




Testing composting temperatures at the Ohio Compost Operator Education Course.


Ohio Compost Operator Education Course
March  2020

OSU Wooster Campus, Wooster, Ohio

Cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions. Stay tuned for re-scheduling.




Watching liquid manure application at the 2017 MSR.

Presentations online:

July 28, 2018

Hardin County, Ohio

Click here for the program agenda, then click on titles to acceess
presentation slides and additional informaiton.



Checking out compost on 2017 tour.


Virtual tour:

Composting in Ohio: A tour of the industry
August 9, 2018

Lima and Waseon, Ohio

Click here for photos and Greg Labarge's presentation.


Bins for composting poultry mortality.

ONLINE: Ohio Mortality Composting Certification Workshop.

Composting dead animals is an environmentally friendly and cost effective disposal method, but Ohio livestock producers must attend a course for certification or complete the online training. Here’s how to sign up for the online course:
1)      Go to:

NOTE: The cost is $17 and can be paid with a credit card or PayPal account. The course consists of 8 presentations and takes about 3 hours, plus a 25 question exam. It can be completed in 1 sitting or spread out over several days.