Join the Compost Council of Canada for its Compost Matters in Manitoba speakers session and tour on March 18 – 19, 2014.
The events take place at Fort Gibralatar, Partners Room in Winnipeg. The building is located at 866 St. Joseph Street.
To register, please click here.
Presentations 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Regulatory and Program Updates:
Modernizing the Fertilizers Act and Regulations — Haley Fredrick, Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Composting in Manitoba — Jolene Rutter, Green Manitoba
Outreach to Residents and the IC&I Sector — Sharon Horsburgh, Regional District of Nanaimo
Composting and Gardening Programs in the North — Kelsey Evans, Food Matters Manitoba
Compost Collection Program at the University of Winnipeg — Alana Lajoie-O’Malley, University of Winnipeg
Updates from the Manitoba Composting Association Corporation — Gérard Dubé, Compostages
Compost Research on Potato Diseases and Production — Mario Tenuta, University of Manitoba
Potency of Manure Compost: Knowing the Limit for Crop Production — Lord Abbey, Assiniboine College
Technology and Processing Management:
Residential Composting for Manitoba’s Capital Region — Randy Park, City of Winnipeg
IC&I Composting for Manitoba’s Capital Region — Jonathan Abrams, BFI Canada
Essentials of Odour Management at Organics Management Facilities — Thierry Pagé, Odotech inc.
Compost Quality Alliance: The Program, the Analysis and Our Industry’s Future — Ian McLachlin, A&L Canada Laboratories and Susan Antler, The Compost Council of Canada
Compost Use for Erosion Control — Ron Bisaillon, Filtrexx Canada
Wednesday, March 19 – Tour
9 a.m.: The Forks Biovator
One Forks Market Road, Winnipeg
10:30 a.m.: City of Winnipeg Compost Facility
1901 Brady Road, Winnipeg
(south of Perimeter Highway, 4 km west of Pembina Highway)