Kansas Composting Operatorsí School, June 9-10

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The 2015 Kansas Composting Operators’ School will be held June 9-10 in Pottorf Hall on the Riley County Fairgrounds in Manhattan. The school is co-sponsored by K-State Research and Extension Department of Agronomy and the KDHE Bureau of Waste Management.

The School provides hands-on training in municipal, agricultural, and commercial large-scale composting for operators and managers of compost facilities who want to gain knowledge and experience in composting. The program includes classroom and laboratory instruction along with field activities at the K-State Agronomy Education-Demonstration-Research Compost Site at the Agronomy Research Farm in Manhattan.

The School is a two-day training program beginning at 8:30 a.m. and running until 5:00 p.m. the second day.

Who Should Attend?

  • Composting operators, managers, staff
  • Composting firms
  • Consultants and technology providers
  • Waste management officials
  • Compost users
  • Interested individuals

There is a fee for the school. Class size for the school is limited to 20 people on a first-come-first-served basis. The first 20 paid reservations will be accepted.

Online registration with a credit card is available at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2015-compost-school-manhattan-tickets-16859032821

For more information, contact either:

DeAnn Presley or Troy Lynn Eckart, K-State Agronomy, 785-532-5776, deann@ksu.edu


Ken Powell, KDHE, 785-296-1121, kpowell@kdheks.gov