Vermicomposting Workshop at US Composting Council Conference

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VERMICOMPOSTING FOR BUSINESSES, FARMS & COMMUNITY GARDENS

Why is vermicompost selling for 13 times the price of compost? Learn about how vermicompost can increase plant growth, improve soils, and suppress plant diseases and pests. This course covers the fundamental concepts of vermicompost production, including earthworm husbandry, feedstocks, pre-composting, vermicomposting methodologies and systems, safety, regulations, and a variety of harvesting techniques.

Instructor: Rhonda Sherman

Date: January 23, 2017
Start Time: 8:30 a.m. – End Time: 12:00 p.m.
Location: US Composting Council Annual Conference, Los Angeles, California
US Composting Council Member Price: $175.00
USCC Non-Member Price: $225.00
Go to this website to register: http://compostingcouncil.org/workshops/

Instructor: Rhonda Sherman is an extension specialist in the Horticultural Science Department at NC State University. Rhonda provides education and technical assistance on vermicomposting, composting, and recycling. For the past 18 years, Rhonda has held an annual conference on large-scale vermicomposting that draws participants from all over the world. She is co-founder and president of the North Carolina Composting Council and a former board member of the US Composting Council.