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 Conference | November 8, 2019 | Columbus, Ohio

Find out what's happening in the composting world, from reducing contamination to community programs and much more!
Program and registration details, click here.
Online registeration, click here. Do not select the PayPal payment option.

Livestock Mortality Composting | November 19, 2019 | Canfield, Ohio

Poultry, dairy, swine, beef cattle, and other livestock producers wanting to learn economically and environmentally beneficial ways to handle the death of their animals can earn livestock mortality composting certification through a course offered by CFAES experts. Registration is $25 and includes lunch, materials, and handouts.
To register, click here.

Manure Science Review | August 7, 2019 

JIMITA Holsteins, Strasburg, Ohio and 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 manure composting facility, and a delicious barbeque lunch.
Program and registration details, click here.
Sponsor of exhibitor information, click here.
Online registration is closed, see link aboe or contact Mary Wicks (wicks.14@osu.edu or 330.202.3533).

Composting in Ohio: A tour of the industry | August 22, 2019 

Join us for an up close look at  four unique organics recycling facilities in Northeast Ohio. 
Learn about composting, community gardens,and anerobic digestion.
Program and registration details, click here.
Continuing education credits: 4 PDH for USCC Certified Compost Operations Managers
                                                   4 hours for Ohio Registered Sanitarians


Manure Science Review 2018  |  Forest, Ohio
Click here to veiw presentation slides from last year's educational event.


  1. Field demonstrations at the 2018 MSR

    OCAMM odds & ends

    May 16, 2019

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    From LPELC:
    Free webinar: Reduction and fate of manure pathogens and antimicrobial resistance | May 17 at 2:30 pm | Researchers discuss the fate manure pathogens and antimicrobial resistance following land application as well as potential measures reducing these pathogens.  |  Details

  2. Tour Bull Country Compost at the Manure Science Review, August 7, 2019

    OCAMM odds & ends

    Apr 4, 2019

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    From Ohio Country Journal
    Topdressing wheat with liquid swine manure | Glen Arnold, OSU Extension manure nutrient management specialist, provides details on how best to apply manure to wheat fields now.  |  Article

  3. Side dressing with manure in Ohio

    OCAMM odds & ends

    Mar 5, 2019

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    Livestock Mortality Composting Certification | Composting dead animals is an environmentally friendly and cost effective disposal method. Ohio livestock producers must attend a course for certification. Two dates and locations:
    -   March 7 | Tiffin, Ohio |  Details