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    The Great Aussie Composting Roadshow - Maitland, NSW

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    The Great Aussie Composting Roadshow will provide intensive animal industries such as egg and broiler farms, cattle feedlots, piggeries and dairy farms with tailored and in-depth information regarding solid manure management, focusing on composting as a management tool.

    Where relevant, the composting of food and fibre processing residues in regional areas and the co-composting of urban and agricultural residues will also be discussed.

    Each event will feature five key speakers, listed below, who will provide a framework for the discussion, in addition to presentations from local industry and government representatives.

    • Professor Robert Rynk, State University of New York
    • Matthew Cotton, Composting Consultant, California
    • Janine Price, Scolexia Animal & Avian Health Consultancy
    • Dr Kevin Wilkinson, Frontier Ag & Environment
    • Johannes Biala, University of Queensland, Centre for Recycling of Organic Waste and Nutrients

    The Great Aussie Composting Roadshow will address and answer your questions on the following key topics:

    • Why consider composting?
    • Regulations governing manure management and composting
    • The fundamentals of composting
    • Composting technologies, equipment and costs
    • Mortality composting and biosecurity
    • Co-composting of agricultural and non-agricultural residues
    • Compost characteristics and compost use

    Each event will conclude with a roundtable for discussion and Q&A.

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