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.

Webinars* from the Ohio Pork Council, ODA and OSU:

Certified Livestock Mortality Continuing Education | December 2 from 10 am-noon | Speakers will address biosecurity breaches, updates on mortality composting, and worker safety.  |  Program details  |  Register here

Nutrient management Focus | December 9 from 10 am-noon | Topics presented will be side-dressing corn with liquid manure, edge of field results, components of a voluntary nutrient management plan, and the H2Ohio program.  |  Program details  |  Register here

Continuing education hours for ODA Certified Livestock Managers (CLMs) and Indiana State Chemist Category 14 . Webinars are open to everyone who is interested.

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.  

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  1. The soil is alive

    OCAMM odds & ends

    Dec 18, 2020

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    From Ohio Country Journal:
    Shelby County SWCD partners with USDA to improve water quality | Producers in the Loramie Creek Watershed will be eligible for technical and financial assistance to implement conservation practices, such as manure storage structures and nutrient management.  |  Article

  2. Tour of Bull Country Compost during the 2019 Manure Science Review

    OCAMM odds & ends

    Nov 24, 2020

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    From Dale Ricker (OSU)Two webinars from the Ohio Pork Council, ODA* and OSU:

  3. The Krauss Dairy at OSU Wooster Campus

    OCAMM odds & ends

    Nov 13, 2020

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    From Manure ManagerFree webinar: Reduce runoff of losses during winter manure application | December 9, 2020 | Winter application increases the risk of nutrient losses; learn what methods reduce risks and the rationale behind them.  |  Details