Workshops, Conferences, Field Days and More


Checking out soil health at the 2018 MSR.

August 7, 2019
JIMITA Holsteins, Strasburg, Ohio 
Bull Country Compost, Dundee, Ohio

Learn how to get the most value from manure, from  nutrient availability to application timing and methods. The day includes educational sessions, field demonstrations, a tour of Bull Country Compost, and a delicious barbeque lunch.

Program and registration details, click here.
Sponsor of exhibitor information, click here.




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.


Binds 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 and login if you have an account or create one
2)      Click on “Agriculture & Animals” and scroll down to the course ‘Mortality Compost’  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.