University of Maine Cooperative Extension will offer a three-webinar series about compost issues in agriculture and waste management from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, March 11, and Tuesdays, March 23 and 30.

According to a news release from UMaine News in Orono, this compost webinar series will first examine the organic certification process for compost usage with Caleb Goossen, Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association organic crop and conservation specialist. He will be followed by carcass composting with Krishona Martinson, University of Minnesota professor and Extension equine specialist; and composting hemp residual with Mark King, Maine Department of Environmental Protection environmental specialist and Maine Compost School educator.

The fee is $10 per session, $25 for the series; registration is required. To register and to receive webinar links, visit

For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact Pamela Doherty at 207-832-0343 or [email protected].

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