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‘Compost Matters in Manitoba’ offers speakers, tour

Join the Compost Council of Canada for its Compost Matters in Manitoba speakers session and tour on March 18 – 19, 2014.


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

 

Research:

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 Markets:

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)


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