Agricultural Composting Resources & Education Series


Agricultural Composting Resources & Education Series

OSU Extension, Clackamas County SWCD, and the Western SARE Program are co-sponsoring Agricultural Composting Resource and Education Series (ACRES), a two-day hands-on workshop. The course is designed for agricultural professionals and agricultural composters.


The workshop is held at Oregon State University's new Agricultural Composting Facility at the North Willamette Research and Extension Center. The course will include hands-on and classroom activities. Participants will learn about different composting methods, facility design and location, environmental and regulatory concerns, equipment for agricultural composting, developingcompost recipes, using compost, and more. The registation fee covers resource notebook, lunch and workshop materials. Sample Course Agenda

2014 ACRES Workshop


Email Heidi Noordijk to sign up for the 2015 waiting list.

Week one: classroom activities and construct compost pile

Week two: classroom activities and evaluate compost pile

Thursday, April 24 and Thursday, May 1 at NWREC in Aurora

Registration fee: $90 per person

Contact Heidi Noordijk (503-678-1264 x141) for more information.