On-Farm Composting Workshop
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Livestock producers looking for alternative manure management ideas, horse stable operators, organic and local food growers, municipality administrators, press
Composting provides many benefits, including:
-lessening the potential for groundwater and surface water contamination.
-improving soil quality
-an alternative to inorganic fertilizer.
-decreased manure odor.
-alternative income through sale of compost and tipping fees.
At the workshop, you will learn:
-the benefits of composting.
-Illinois IEPA regulations related to composting.
-permitting and local siting requirements.
-uses for compost.
Participants will tour an actual composting operation and hear practical information from experienced composters.
Participants will receive information on composting techniques.
Date and Time
May 28, 2013
8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Tempel Organic Farm
17970 Millburn Rd.
Old Mill Creek, IL 60072
This event is located in Lake County.