Oregon State University Extension and Clackamas County Soil and Water Conservation District have partnered to offer a two-day workshop, which combines classroom and hands-on education to teach the biology of compost, composting methods, facility design and location, environmental and regulatory concerns, equipment for agricultural composting, developing compost recipes and using compost. The course is designed specifically for agricultural professionals, farmers, composting facility operators, regulators, and those working in the ag community.
The workshop will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, April 24 and Thursday, May 1 at North Willamette Research and Extension Center (NWREC) 15210 NE MIley Road, Aurora. Cost is $90.
To learn more and register go to http://smallfarms.oregonstate.edu/ag-compost-workshop
or contact Heidi Noordijk at (503) 678-1264, Ext. 141.