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Workshops, Conferences, Field Days and More

Attend the Waste to Worth Conference on advancing sustainability in agriculture, April 2022, Maumee Bay, Ohio.


Ohio Compost Operator Education Course

Ohio Farm Bureau on-farm gas safety workshop


Checking out soil health at the 2018 MSR.


Testing composting temperatures at the Ohio Compost Operator Education Course.


Join us on the shore of Lake Erie to learn about the nation’s best science on animal agriculture and the environment and to network with manure professionals from throughout the U.S. 

Click here to view the agenda, tours and more.
Click here for online registration.

March 30-31, 2022 | CFAES Wooster Campus

Learn the fundaments of composting as well as how to manage a large-scale operation and utlilize finished compost. 

Click here for program and registration details.

GASES ON THE FARM | Safety Series #1
March 17, 2022 | Apple Creek, Ohio

FREE program to learn about best practices to protect you, your family and your employees from gases emitted by fermented feeds and manure storage pits.

Click here for details and to sign up. 

August 2021

Mercer County, Ohio

The field day is done, but check out this great video (click here). Glen Arnold, OSU, shows the amounts of different manures needed to get 1 lb of P2O5.


Composting in Ohio and Beyond:
A virtual tour of the industry

August  2021

You can still take a video tour of the SMSC Organics Recycling Facility in Minnesota. Click here and be prepared to learn a lot.

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.