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Hello [name]. NewFarm.org's parent organization, The Rodale Institute, in conjunction with the PA Department of Environmental Protection, LandStudies, Inc., Terra-Gro, Inc., and Wenger's Feed Mill, Inc. presents:

Composting: Turning Excess Farm Nutrients
into Valuable Resources

Tuesday, February 20, 2007
10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Hosted by Acorn Farms, Mt. Joy, PA
Lancaster County

The workshop will cover basic compost production concepts and practices, as well as new research findings that will help you turn manure and organic wastes into a valuable resource. Topics will include essential composting principles, advances in technology and amendments to produce a better quality product, and an overview of compost markets.

Speakers will include:

Dan Desmond Deputy Secretary for the Office of Energy and Technology Development, DEP
Paul Hepperly, PhD Research and Training Manager, The Rodale Institute
Bill Achor LandStudies, Inc.
Jeff Moyer Farm Manager, The Rodale Institute
Bob Keller Owner, Penn Valley Farms, Lititz, PA
Loren Martin Owner, Terra-Gro, Inc.

Participation is limited to 100 registrants. Admission and lunch are FREE courtesy of LandStudies, Inc., Wenger’s Feed Mill, Inc., Terra-Gro, Inc., and TeamAg, Inc.

Click here to register online. For more information or to register by phone, please contact Maria Pop, Training Coordinator, The Rodale Institute at (610) 683-1481 or maria.pop@rodaleinst.org.

 

 
   
   
     
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