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Learns tricks for compost success

Learn the art and science of on-farm composting during the Agricultural Composting Resources and Educatoin Series at the North Willamette Research and Extension Center in Aurora.

OSU Extension and the Clackamas SWCD will offer this two-day workshop which combines classroom and hands-on education.

This is an opportunity to learn:

- The biology of compost.

- Composting methods.

- Facility design and location.

- Environmental and regulatory concerns.

- Equipment for agricultural composting.

- Developing compost recipes.

- How to use compost.

The course is designed specifically for agricultural professionals, farmers, composting facility operators, regulators, and all those working in the agricultural community.

Registration is now open for ACRES 2015.

Class dates are Fridays, April 3 and 10, at the NWREC?at 15210 NE Miley Road in Aurora.

Registration is $90.

To learn more and register go to: smallfarms.oregonstate.edu/ag-compost-workshop or contact Heidi Noordijk at 971-801-0392.

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