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2-bin compost system.
The Compost Specialist Volunteer program is an effort of the Lane County office of the OSU Extension Service. Trained compost specialist are certified Extension volunteers who deliver hands-on learning opportunities for beginning to experienced composters in the community. Sound interesting? Then join our team!
Composting Special Project
In May 2006, Compost Specialist volunteers began a 3-year experiment applying aerated compost tea on roses to assess this treatment for reducing disease on roses. Compost tea is a liquid solution made by steeping compost in water. Review the latest trial results:
Coffee Grounds Trial 2009
Plans and Publications
Worm Bin Resource list
No turn cold composting
Plans for 3-bin compost system.
Plans for a 55-gallon worm bin.
Instructions for making a 5 gallon compost tea brewer
Mulch and manure sources
Sheet Mulch - Lasagna Composting
|Tomatoes grown with compost.||Volunteers staff booths throughout the community.||Compost bin.|