Bi-State Compost School offered
compost school
By University of Illinois Extension
April 20, 2017
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URBANA, Ill. - University of Illinois Extension and University of Missouri Extension are offering a Bi-State Compost School on June 21 and 22 near Belleville, Illinois.

The school is an intensive program for new and experienced mid to large scale composting operators, including on-farm composters. Participants will be trained in the science and art of composting. Subjects covered by Extension specialists and experienced composters will include composting basics, regulations and permitting, compost quality and testing, and marketing. An emphasis will placed on the use of food scraps and similar feed stocks.  Hands-on activities will be included.

Early registration is available online. The cost for the 2-day program is $375 per person. After May 26, registration is $465 per person.  Space is limited to 30 registrants.

For more information, email Duane Friend at or call 217-243-7424.