November 19, 6:30pm–8:30pmWhere
Putnam County Extension Office 1206 E. 2nd St., Ottawa, OH 45875
Composting livestock and poultry mortality in agricultural operations is a legal option for disposal in Ohio. This required training session will certify operators to compost livestock mortality of approved species and apply the compost to fields. It is hoped this will expand operator’s options for disposal and enable them to improve the efficiency and profitability of farm enterprises.
The Ohio Department of Agriculture’s chief of the Division of Animal Industry administers the regulations that determine allowable methods of livestock disposal, such as incineration, burial, rendering or composting. The chief of the Division of Animal Industry establishes conditions under which specific disposal methods may be used.
To pre-register call the Putnam County OSU Extension office at 419-523-6294 or email: [email protected]. Registration fee of $10 per farm can be paid at the meeting.