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Large Animal Carcass Management Training-August 22-24, 2017

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Large Animal Carcass Training-Online Registration Learn about the art and science of composting large-sized livestock during routine and catastrophic mortality events.

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2017 Sessions: June 19th-23rd and October 16th-20th

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2017 Sessions:  June 19th-23rd and October 16th-20th

on-line registration

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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

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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

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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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Overcoming Challenges Associated With Carcass Management

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

Mark A. King and Dennis Wilson, DVM, Bill Seekins, PhD, and Mark Hutchinson From: 3rd International Symposium on Management of Animal Carcasses, Tissues and Related Byproducts Connecting Research, Regulations and Response University of California at Davis July 21-23, 2009 Introduction What do you do if your state has a catastrophic event that results in large numbers of animal carcasses that need to be disposed of…quickly? That was one of the primary topics addressed at the 3rd International Symposium on Management of Animal Carcasses,...

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