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Mortality composting short course, demo on July 13

by | Jul 2, 2021

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — A one-day Poultry Mortality Composting virtual course and demonstration sponsored by the University of Maryland’s Department of Environmental Science and Technology Department and University of Maryland Extension will be held on July 13 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Instructors Dr. Gary Felton, Dr. Jonathan Moyle will define the composting process and how to have a successful compost; what whole animal composting systems require, including set-up, biosecurity, legal, and environmental issues. 
The course will also cover channel composters; composting problems; mass mortality composting; in-house and outside composting of large numbers of dead birds and freezers for mortality management.
There is no cost to participate but registration is needed by July 7.
For questions or more information, call 301-405-1198 or e-mail
A certificate of completion will be awarded and the participant’s name and contact information will be sent to the Maryland Department of Agriculture as desired.



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