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JOIN US TO KICK OFF THE NEBRASKA CHAPTER OF THE U.S. COMPOSTING COUNCIL!

The Nebraska Recycling Council invites you to a special event to mark the formation of the Nebraska Chapter of the U.S. Composting Council. The event will include open discussion, presentations, and a tour of a composting facility.

Our special guest presenter will be Cary Oshins, Associate Director of the U.S. Composting Council (USCC) and Education Director for the Composting Council Research and Education Foundation (CCREF), where he runs the Composter Training Program, including the highly-regarded Composting Operations Training Course.

Two events will be held, one in Lincoln on June 18th and one in North Platte on June 19th. You are encouraged to register for the event nearest you. Advance registration is required and includes a catered lunch. See the agendas, locations, times, and registration links for each one below.

LINCOLN
Tuesday, June 18th

8:15 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Lunch included
Firespring
1201 Infinity Court

Tour of Big Red Worms follows

Agenda

8:15 Check-in and networking
8:30 Welcome and Introductions
8:45 Why we formed the USCC Nebraska Chapter
9:00 Status of the US Compost Manufacturing Industry
9:45 Nebraska regulations and legalities
10:15 Break
10:30 Overview of the compost manufacturing process – site, equipment, best practices
11:30 Compost markets – roundtable discussion
12:15 Lunch and networking
12:45 Live viewing of compost microbes
1:00 Leave for tour on your own – Big Red Worms, Lincoln
Registration $14
Registration closes Monday, June 10th
(limit 50)

NORTH PLATTE
Wednesday, June 19th

8:15 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Lunch included
West Central Research & Extension Center
402 W. State Farm Road

Tour of Bio-Ag Solutions follows

Agenda

8:15 Check-in and networking
8:30 Welcome and Introductions
8:45 Lincoln County Extension programs
9:00 Why we formed the USCC Nebraska Chapter
9:15 Status of the US Compost Manufacturing Industry
10:00 Nebraska regulations and legalities
10:30 Break
10:45 Overview of the compost manufacturing process – site, equipment, best practices
11:45 Compost markets – roundtable discussion   
12:30 Lunch and networking
1:00 Video of live compost microbes
1:15 Leave for tour on your own – Bio-Ag Solutions, Hershey
Registration $12
Registration closes Monday, June 17th
(limit 35)

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