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6th International Symposium on Animal Mortality Management-June 3rd-7th (Amarillo, TX)

Posted by on Jul 13, 2017 in Other | 0 comments

Please join us June 3-7, 2018 at the Amarillo Embassy Suites for the 6th International Symposium on Animal Mortality Management in Amarillo Texas. This triennial symposium was established in 2005 and is an excellent opportunity to learn about the latest research, educational programs, and technologies available for disinfection, decontamination, depopulation, and disposal. Register now!!!

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Large Animal Carcass Management Training-May 22nd-27th 2018-Registration coming soon

Posted by on Jun 5, 2017 in Other | 0 comments

large animal carcass training Learn about the art and science of composting large-sized livestock during routine and catastrophic mortality events.

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Municipalities

Posted by on Sep 5, 2013 in Other | 0 comments

Members of the Maine Compost Team are available to assist municipalities and regional public efforts in discussion from the ‘pre-planning’ phase of their possible composting program through the development of marketing options for the finished compost. Municipalities may have different issues of concern regarding the management of the organics available in their community or region than a privately operated composting facility may have. The Compost Team has assisted many municipal composting programs over the years and is able to share that...

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Facility Operators

Posted by on Sep 5, 2013 in Other | 0 comments

Members of the Maine Compost Team are available to assist facility operators from the ‘pre-planning’ phase of their composting operations through discussion of marketing options of the finished compost.  While attending the week-long Maine Compost School will provide a compost facility operator with information on the biology of composting, development of recipes, and field trips to active composting facilities, sometimes what is planned or tried works as well as hoped, and quality compost is not being created. Through the experience of the...

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Events & School Calendar

Posted by on Sep 5, 2013 in Calendar | 0 comments

Events & School Calendar

Maine Compost School Sessions– June 20-24, 2016 & October 17-21, 2016 The Maine Compost School is the nation’s longest continually running compost education program–2016 marks our 20th anniversary! Click Here to Register Now ++++++++++++++++++ Maine Compost School–HPAI Compost Carcass Management Training–September 19-22, 2016 This four-day program is designed to provide participants with essential information regarding responding to a Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) outbreak. The training is also...

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Outreach

Posted by on Aug 29, 2013 in Outreach | 0 comments

Outreach

Troubleshooting, Facility Operators, Municipalities, Private Business & Non-Profits, Schools & Colleges, Special Projects,

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Research

Posted by on Aug 29, 2013 in Research | 0 comments

Research

Compost, Feedstock, Carcass and Animal Mortality Mgt.,  

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About Our School

Posted by on Aug 28, 2013 in Home | 0 comments

About Our School

What the Compost School offers: For people interested and/or involved with medium and large-scale composting operations. This course is a certificate program and trains personnel to be qualified compost site operators. Participants receive classroom instruction, laboratory experience and hands-on project exercises in this setting. The classroom and laboratory hands-on activities include: Introduction to composting biology Review of basic composting methods Rules and regulations Feedstocks View compost equipment in action Siting Site...

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