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2016 Compost Field Day

May 25 -- Confederation Inn, 3330 Fairlight Drive, Saskatoon 

Presentations:

Composting from the Ground Down --Roland Rusnell, City of Saskatoon

Small scale composting -- Roland Rusnell, City of Saskatoon

Markets for compost -- Susan Antler, Compost Council of Canada

Food for thought: Using compost to promote soil health -- Bobbi Helgason, Agriculture Canada

Saskatoon Compost Site - Process Flow Chart -- Roland Rusnell, City of Saskatoon

Outdoor displays & demonstrations:

  • demonstration of compost turner -- Jim Wozniak
  • tour of compost site (intake, building piles, watering, mixing, finished compost, compost maturity field test) -- Roland Rusnell
  • building an aerated static pile -- Roland Rusnell, Jim Wozniak
  • backyard composting demonstration - Lisa Howse, SWRC
  • compost at various stages - Roland Rusnell

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