Municipal Biosolids Beneficial Use Education Day

municipalbiosolids2A seminar for municipalities, consultants, farmers, agribusiness and anyone else interested in the state of biosolids beneficial use and the growing demand for the materials in agriculture.

Date: Thursday, March 23, 2017

Place: Country Heritage Park, 8560 Tremaine Road, Milton ON L9T 2X3

Cost: $150.00/person $110.00 for Soil & Crop Member

Registration is now closed

 

9:00  am         Coffee & Registration

9:30 am           Keynotes
                               Gordon Miller, former Environmental Commissioner of Ontario
Harry Buurma, Farmer

10:15 am         Farmer/Agronomy Panel: Making Best Use of Biosolids
                               Jim Patton, Farmer
Steven Eastep, Farmer
Deb Campbell, Agronomist

11:15 am        BREAK

11:30 am      Tracking Cumulative Additions to Soil
                            Dale McComb, OMAFRA

12:00 pm     State of Compliance in Land Application
                           Lisa Ross, MOECC

12:30 pm    LUNCH (provided)

1:30               Microconstituents in Land Applied Biosolids
Rene Shahmohamadloo, U of G

2:00              Quantifying the Use of Municipal Biosolids
Christine Brown, OMAFRA

2:45              Importance of Biosolids in Soil Health
Glen Munroe, Compost Council of Canada

3:30             Wrap up & Safe Travels Home

If you have issues registering on the registration portal, please contact farmsmartadm@gmail.com. Directions to the Country Heritage Park are available on their website at www.countryheritagepark.com/getting-here .